Candy Cane Macaroons

Candy Cane Macaroons

Candy Cane Macaroons

Macaroons are delicious dessert packed with healthy fats. This Candy Cane Macaroon recipe puts a fun spin on traditional macaroons, which makes them the perfect treat to serve friends and family during the holidays and any other day you crave something sweet yet healthy. Goji berries are the perfect addition to this recipe as they are low on the glycemic index and provide a touch of sweetness… not to mention they look like candy canes!

Candy Cane Macaroons Recipe

Makes about 20

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups organic unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup raw almond meal
  • 5 teaspoons spoonable steviapowder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup organic coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup raw butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Handful of Goji Berries, chopped

Directions

  1. Line a baking sheet with all natural waxed paper or natural parchment paper.
  2. Place all ingredients in a large bowl and stir until well combined.
  3. Place into fridge to set slightly, about 20 minutes.
  4. Use a melon baller or small spoon to scoop out little cookies. Place on lined baking sheet. Freeze to set.
  5. Serve when firmed up! These little cookies will stay firm for about 4-6 hours at room temp.

Recipe Courtesy of Healing Cuisine by Elise.

Candy Cane Macaroons

Dr. B.J. Hardick

About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario. Learn More