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autumn leaves, a free printable and Macaroon recipe


It's been sometime since a freebie...three free fun Autumn Leaf printables to download! I know it's autumn here in Australia, but I still love those warm Autumn tones. I've been meaning to offer these designs for sometime as they are in keeping the Lil' Hoots printable that has been available from my Go Make Me shop for a while. Here's the link to the download the pdf:
Download Autumn-Leaves-A-Free-Printable.pdf (2766.7K)

The leaves are quite large so you can keep them the same size and use as table decorations with pretty little Macaroons sitting on top or thread your leaves onto ribbon or twine and make a stunning banner for Halloween. Another option is to reduce and use as gift or favour tags. Curl the top of the leaf over and attach to the stem for a party favor....I'm sure you'll discover different ways to use your printable

Please be aware I've designed these printables out of my own time and energy. I offer these in good faith that you'll only use personally and not commercially print or on-sell. Thanks!
Recipe after the break

Coconut and Chocolate Dipped Macaroons

3/4 cup sugar
2 1/2 cups shredded coconut
2 large egg whites
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
400 g dark chocolate

1} Preheat oven to 160oC (325oF). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2} Combine all ingredients (except chocolate) in a large bowl using hands

3} Place mixture into piping bag fitted with a large nozzle and pipe onto prepared baking sheet

4] Bake until golden brown, 16 to 17 minutes, rotating halfway through. Let cool on a wire rack.

5} Melt chocolate and dunk Macaroon base into chocolate. Let cool. Drizzle chocolate on top

Macaroons can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days.