Candy Apple Macaroons

by April 2, 2015

Sugar-free apple macaroons made sweet with shredded apples. Gluten-free, paleo, vegan and grain-free.

Eating Style:

Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Keto, Paleo, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:




  • 2 1/2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1 1/2 granny smith apples – 1 apple shredded and 1/2 of the other apple blended
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 3 tablespoon almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon natural almond flavor
  • pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 325F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicon baking mat.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, combine all ingredients and mix until fully incorporated.
  3. Form mixture into golf-ball-sized balls, place on prepared cookie sheet and flatten just slightly.
  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes [mine were perfect at 14 minutes] or until golden.
  5. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before enjoying.

Nutrition Information Per Serving



Calories from Fat:


Total Fat:

10.4 g

Saturated Fat:

5.4 g


15 mg


8.3 g

Dietary Fiber:

2.7 g

Net Carbs:

5.6 g


4.3 g


2 g

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