Recipe By Anonymous
Published Mar 6th
Flourless Brazil Nut Macaroons
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 3 1/2 dozen Calories 151.4

Something different and delicious. These take two days to make.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup finely chopped Brazil nuts

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Day One: Combine oats, sugar, orange rind and salt. Stir in the salad oil. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. 2 Day Two: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. 3 To the chilled mixture, add the beaten egg and the nuts.
  4. 4 To form cookies, press some of this mixture into a teaspoon. Push off onto ungreased cookie sheet leaving a distance of about 1-1/2 inches between each one. Bake 15 minutes or until done.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 151.4
  • Carbohydrate 14.9 g
  • Cholesterol 10.3 mg
  • Fat 9.6 g
  • Fiber 1.2 g
  • Protein 2.1 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Sodium 69.2 mg
  • Sugar 8.5 g


  1. Tasted good but stuck to my baking sheet like glue. I did sub half the oil for applesauce and cut back on the sugar a little, so it could be my fault. Next time I will use a silicone mat or parchment paper and sub vanilla for orange peel.
  2. Used walnuts instead. Amazing!!!!
  3. I got great reviews on this cookie! It wasn't a soft macaroon-like cookie I thought it would be as the oats were a little tough still but I didn't leave them in the fridge over nigh either - only for 6 hours. Either way I liked this cookie and the orange adds just the little - Read more ...
  4. I used half sugar & half splenda for my double batch and cut the amount to just over a half cup. The melon baller worked pretty well but i cut the cooking time to 11min. Yummy! People loved them and it was nice to give them a healthier cookie for a change. Plus one that - Read more ...
  5. I went for this as it's something different. Followed recipe exactly even though I thought perhaps that's too much sugar. With addition of the Brazil nuts the batter became very crumbly so I used a small melon ball scooper and packed the batter into the scooper and placed the balls on a Silpat mat. The - Read more ...
  6. This recipe was great. It was suprisingly moist an very sweet. It was worth the cracking of the brazil nuts. The orange zest really gives it a unique taste.