Vegan lime macaroons

Perfect, easy and delicious vegan lime macaroons.Cocadas de limón vegnas y super fáciles de hacer.

In Mexico we have a typical candy called “cocadas,” these cocadas are a perfect combination of a coconut macaroon and a coconut candy. When I first tasted this recipe for vegan lime macaroons I could only think of my childhood… yes, eating tons and tons of “cocadas”… Now as an adult and following a plant-based diet, I’m happy to report that I will no longer miss my beloved cocadas!!!!

Recipe for vegan lime macaroons

This recipe I’m using AQUAFABA

Can we please give a HUGE PRICE AND A ROUND OF APPLAUSE TO THE PERSON WHO invented this????? How amazing it is that the liquid from a can of cooked garbanzos works as for a binder in this recipe. YES, the aquafaba does the same work as egg whites. Crazy right???

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Cocadas de limón vegnas y super fáciles de hacer.

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Cocadas de limón vegnas y super fáciles de hacer.

So here is the recipe for this amazing, delicious and very easy to prepare


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Recipe for vegan lime macaroons

Vegan lime macaroons

Alejandra Graf
Amazing, delicious, very easy to prepare macaroons. This recipe tastes like a Mexican cocada. 
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 12 macaroons


  • ½ cup aquafaba the liquid inside a can of chickpeas
  • 1 cup sugar white sugar, look for vegan
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 4 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • zest of 1 large lime or lemon


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • In a large pot add the aquafaba, the sugar, the vanilla extract, the salt, and coconut oil. Turn on to medium heat and mix until the sugar completely dissolves.
  • Remove from the heat and add the shredded coconut and the lemon zest. Mix until the coconut absorbs all the liquid and a thick batter forms. Let it cool and begin to form small balls of batter with a spoon or an ice cream scoop.
  • Put the uncooked macaroons on a baking sheet prepared with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • Put in the oven for 25 minutes or until fully golden brown on top.
  • Remove and allow them to cool for at least half hour.
  • Enjoy


You can also use home cooked garbanzo liquid.


Nutritional information of this recipe is only an estimate, the accuracy for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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