Salted Cashew Coconut Macaroons

Delicious and easy coconut treats made with an addition of cashew nuts and a touch of sea salt.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 308 kcal


  • 14 oz sweetened coconut flakes
  • 3 egg whites (from large eggs)
  • 2 tbsp corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cashews chopped
  • 1 tbsp coarse sea salt
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper. 

  2. Pulse sweetened coconut flakes in a blender or food processor until it's finely minced. 

  3. In a large mixing bowl, vigorously whisk egg whites, sugar, and corn syrup until frothy. 

  4. Add coconut flakes to the mixing bowl and mix well. 

  5. Add cashews and mix until evenly incorporated throughout. 

  6. Using a cookie scoop, scoop coconut mixture and shape it into balls. Placed on the prepared baking sheet. ( I used cookie scoop #50.)

  7. Sprinkle each coconut macaroon ball with a little bit of sea salt on top.

  8. Bake for 20-24 minutes, depending on the side of the ball. 

Nutrition Facts
Salted Cashew Coconut Macaroons
Amount Per Serving
Calories 308 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Sodium 830mg36%
Potassium 243mg7%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 4g8%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.