Keto Coconut Macaroons

In a quaint neighborhood filled with the rich traditions and close-knit families, Miriam, a revered matriarch known for her culinary prowess and deep respect for Passover traditions, faced a dilemma. Her granddaughter, Sophie, had recently embraced a ketogenic lifestyle for health reasons. With Passover approaching, Miriam was determined to ensure that Sophie could enjoy the holiday feasts without feeling left out, especially during the Seder, where every dish had a story and every recipe was steeped in history.

Drawing upon her years of experience and a willingness to adapt, Miriam set her heart on creating a dessert that Sophie could savor alongside the rest of the family. She remembered the joy that coconut macaroons brought to her family each Passover, their sweet, chewy texture a highlight of the holiday’s desserts. Inspired, Miriam decided to craft a keto-friendly version of this beloved treat: Keto Coconut Macaroons.

In her warm, inviting kitchen, Miriam carefully separated the egg whites, beating them to soft peaks, a process that required both patience and precision. To this, she added xylitol, a keto-friendly sweetener that promised to lend the macaroons their characteristic sweetness without the sugar. Finally, she folded in the shredded coconut, ensuring each flake was coated in the glossy meringue, promising a texture that was both tender and satisfying.

As the Keto Coconut Macaroons baked, their aroma filled the house, drawing curious family members into the kitchen. When the timer dinged, out came golden, toasty mounds of coconut goodness, ready to be shared.

The Passover Seder was a vibrant affair, filled with stories, songs, and a feast that spanned generations of tradition. When it came time for dessert, Miriam proudly presented her Keto Coconut Macaroons. Sophie’s eyes lit up with gratitude, and as the macaroons made their rounds, they were met with nods of approval and delight. They were not just a dessert; they were a symbol of Miriam’s love and inclusivity, a reminder that traditions could evolve and adapt without losing their essence.

That Passover, the Keto Coconut Macaroons became more than just a recipe; they became a cherished memory, a testament to Miriam’s dedication to family and tradition, ensuring that everyone, regardless of dietary restrictions, could partake in the joy and unity of the holiday.


Harlan Kilstein’s Keto Coconut Macaroons

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3
Calories: 174 kcal


  • 3 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup swerve or 2 tablespoons stevia
  • 1 cup shredded coconut


  1. Whip 3 egg whites until they peak
  2. Add 3/4 cup swerve or stevia

  3. Add 1 cup of shredded coconut
  4. Use Tablespoon to place on oiled cookie sheets (use coconut oil)
  5. Bake in 350 degree oven around 10 minutes or until edges brown.

Recipe Notes

Notes: If you really whip these up the macaroons may flatten while baking. They will taste terrific.

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