- 4 large egg whites
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon food-grade pure rose extract (not rose water); optional
- White sanding sugar
- 2 ½ cups unsweetened shredded coconut
- Red liquid food coloring
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- Unsweetened shredded coconut is sold at natural foods stores. Rose extract is available at surlatable.com. Look for sanding sugar at specialty foods stores.
Cook first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture is hot, dry to the touch, and starts pulling away from sides of pan, about 10 minutes. Scrape dough into a heatproof bowl. Stir in vanilla and rose extract, if using. Add 1 drop of food colori...