Kokosbusserl (Coconut Kisses)
- Ready in: 1/2h
- Serves: 12
- Complexity: medium
- 5 egg whites
- 2 ½ cups coconut flakes
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
- 1 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
Preheat oven to 360 degrees.
Whip the egg whites until foamy. Add the sugar and whip until foamy. Add the sugar and whip until stiff but not dry. Fold in the confectioners’ sugar, coconut and lemon zest.
Place in a double boiler or in a metal bowl over barely simmering water. Stir constantly until the mixture is hot. Stir in the flour.
Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Using heaping teaspoons full of the batter, spoon the cookies onto the baking sheets, placing them 2 inches apart. Bake until the cookies are golden brown, about 15 minutes.
Makes about 30 cookies.