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Coconut Macaroons (Makes 3-4 dozen)

The crushed saltine crackers are definitely the secret ingredient to success in these delightful cookies. Team them with sorbet or sherbet for a great summertime dessert.

3 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup crushed saltine cracker crumbs
1 and 1/2 cups flaked coconut

1. Beat egg white until foamy. Gradually add sugar and     beat until stiff.

2. Beat in vanilla.

3. Fold cracker crumbs into egg whites. Gently fold in     coconut.

4. Drop mixture by teaspoonful onto parchment lined or     ungreased baking sheet.

5. Bake in preheated 325 degree oven for 20 minutes.

Nutritional information per cookie
40 calories, 0 grams protein, 1 gram fat, 7 grams carbohydrate, 0 grams fiber, 0 milligrams cholesterol, 19 milligrams sodium