• Cooking Time: 12-15
  • Servings: 16
  • Preparation Time: 5


I made these for Christmas Eve this year, and I have to say they were money! I got the recipe from a Gale Gand cookbook I bought myself last week. Four ingredients. Very simple.


  • Heaping 1/4 cup sugar
  • Scant 1/2 cup egg whites (about 3 eggs)
  • 3/4 lb (Scant 2 1/2 cups) sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1//4 cup chopped green unsalted pistachios *


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Drop mixture onto the parchment covered cookie sheets by teaspoonfuls, leaving 2 inches between cookies. Dip a fork into lukewarm water and use the back of the tines to flaten the cookies into rounds about 2 inches across.
  • Bake until golden for about 12 minutes **. Let the cookies cool completely on the cookie sheets. Remove carefully with a thin metel spatula.
  • * - I used salted pistachios and they still came out money.
  • ** - Oven times may vary. When I made this at my Mema's house this past week for the holidays, it took 15 min, not 12.

Categories: Mixer  Oven 

Author Credit: Gale Gand

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