Mom, is this your current recipe?
1/4 c flour
2/3 c sugar (+2 T, if the coconut is unsweetened)
1/4 t salt
2 2/3 c coconut
4 egg whites
2 t extract: vanilla or almond or whatnot
1 c chopped almonds or additional coconut
Mix all except egg whites. Stir in whites and flavoring. Bake at 325 for 20 minutes.