Chewy Holiday Macaroons

Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

This recipe was in the Land O Lakes Butter pamphlet that I had.

They are crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside. The perfect cookie for coconut lovers!

The picture is from Land O Lakes Butter


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Serves:

makes 4 dozen cookies

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
sugar
1/8 tsp
salt
3
eggs
1/2 tsp
almond extract
5 to 7
drops red and/or green food coloring, if desired
24 oz
sweetened flaked coconut
3 Tbsp
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 325 degrees
2
Combine butter, sugar and salt in a large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add eggs, almond extract, and food coloring, if desired; continue beating until well mixed. Stir in coconut with a wooden spoon and mix well.
3
Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls, onto parchment paper lined or greased cookie sheets. Bake 20 to 22 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand 5 minutes on cookie sheets, then remove to cooling rack. Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids