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What are some good recipes for no-bake chocolate macaroons?

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Food.com and AllRecipes.com feature recipes for no-bake chocolate macaroons. Some ingredients include coconut, oatmeal, sugar and cocoa powder, as well as milk and butter. No-bake chocolate macaroons take about 20 minutes of preparation.

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To make Food.com's no-bake chocolate macaroons, place 6 tablespoons of cocoa powder, 1 1/2 cups of sugar and 1/2 cup each of milk and butter in a saucepan. Bring the ingredients to a boil, and cook and stir for two minutes. Remove the saucepan from the heat and add 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla.

In a separate bowl, combine 3 cups of oatmeal and 1 cup of shredded coconut. Pour the chocolate mixture over the oatmeal and mix well. Drop the macaroons by teaspoonfuls onto wax paper. The cookies are ready to serve when they appear dry and easily lift off of the wax paper. This recipe makes about 45 cookies.

At 15 servings, the no-bake chocolate macaroon recipe featured on AllRecipes.com makes a smaller batch. The ingredients are very similar, including 2 cups of quick-cooking oats, 1 cup of shredded coconut, 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder and 2 cups of sugar, along with 1/2 cup each of milk and butter.

Begin by mixing the oatmeal, cocoa powder and coconut in a large bowl. Heat the butter, milk and sugar in a saucepan. When it boils, immediately remove it from the heat and stir it into the oatmeal mixture. Drop the cookies by spoonfuls onto wax paper to cool.

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