You know the March Lamb and Lion thing? Well, This whole month was LION. UGH. Stormiest time for me in quite a while. I got tossed around a bit like a boat in open ocean. Really makes you appreciate calmer waters.
On the upside, March was the second most popular month for Tarte and Parcel. I thought I would do one last post in a push to make it the MOST popular month.
So in an ode to lions, I decided to make a cookie that resembled a lion - macaroons with burnt sugar icing
Macaroon with Burnt Sugar Icing
* Ingredients *
For the cookies…
2/3 cup flour
5 1/2 cups flaked coconut
1 14ounce can sweetened condensed milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
For the icing…
1/4 cup butter
1 cup half and half
1/2 light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
* Instructions *
1. Mix all ingredients for cookies. Scoop batter onto parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake for 10-15 minutes at 350 degrees until coconut is lightly toasted.
2. In small saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add half and half, sugar and corn syrup. Bring to boil for 5 minutes (note this will splatter and is hot… so maybe a good time to whip out your safety glasses, Ty Pennigton style). Remove from heat. Cool completely and stir in vanilla. Drizzle icing over cookies using a fork or dip them for a little sweeter option.