Child’s Play! Two Ingredient Coconut and Dulce de Leche Macaroons

coconut and dulce de leche macaroons

A fabulously easy recipe for dulce de leche Macaroons with shredded coconut. If you’re looking for a simple recipe that is also delicious and a real crowd pleaser then look no further! It is literally so simple that it can be made by a 2 year old.

And with both of the two ingredients being non-perishable, it is something you can always have in the pantry and reach for when a dessert is required at short notice. It also makes for a great holiday activity to do with children.

The result are lovely individually served macaroons with a chewy texture and aromatic, sweet taste.



  • Preheat oven to 180C
  • Simply mix the coconut together with the dulce de leche until completely mixed in
  • Taking approximately a heaped tablespoon amount of mixture, shape with hands into a pattie or other desired shape. We used cup cake sleeves to make them easier to serve but this is optional
  • Bake for 10 minutes. If not golden brown, bake for another 2-3 minutes
  • Allow to cool completely and serve, or store in an air tight container