Macaroon Kisses

Jan W

By
@Neeniejan

These are sooo good, coconut and chocolate...what could be better?

I use shredded sweetened coconut for these...

Pretty enough for a fancy cookie tray and easy enough to make anytime!


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Serves:

4 dozen

Prep:

1 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1/3 c
butter, softened
3 oz
cream cheese, softened
3/4 c
granulated sugar
1
egg yolk
2 tsp
almond extract
1-1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
5 c
shredded sweetened coconut, divided
48
hershey chocolate kisses
coarse sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°F.
2
In mixer bowl, cream together butter, cream cheese & sugar on medium speed til light & fluffy. Beat in egg yolk & flavoring extract.
3
Sift together flour, baking power & salt; slowly add to first mixture, blending well. Stir in 3 cups coconut. Cover mixture & refrigerate about an hour, or until chilled & easy to handle.
4
Roll dough into balls, roll in remaining coconut.
5
Put on ungreased cookie sheets, about 2" apart. Bake @ 350°F for 10-12 minutes, til lightly browned. Remove from oven and immediately press a chocolate kiss into top of each cookie and sprinkle with coarse sugar.
6
Cool on pans for about 2-3 minutes, until chocolate kisses are slightly softened. Remove to wire rack to finish cooling....Enjoy!

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