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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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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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

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 325 degrees

2Combine 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.

3Drop 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