Healthy Coconut Cookies

These coconut cookies are a hybrid of coconut macaroons and a meringue cookie, but with added cornflake crumbs. Delicious and gluten-free!
PREP TIME:20minutes 
COOK TIME:18minutes 
TOTAL TIME:40minutes 
YIELD: 28 cookies
COURSE: Dessert
CUISINE: American


  • 2 sheet pan
  • silicone mat or parchment paper


  • 3 large egg whites
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 3/4 cup corn flake crumbs* (from 2 cups cornflakes crushed almost to powder)


  • Preheat oven to 350F°. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicon mats.
  • Whip the eggs whites, cream of tartar and sugar into a meringue until you form thick soft peaks, about 8 – 10 minutes.
  • Fold in the coconut and corn flake crumbs.
  • Drop by spoonful onto parchment lined cookie sheets.
  • Bake for about 18 minutes or until golden.


*check label for GF


Serving: 2cookiesCalories: 188kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 1.5gFat: 2.5gSodium: 53mgFiber: 2gSugar: 14g
W-W Points: 6
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