Hershey's KISSES Macaroon Cookies

2
Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

I love coconut and chocolate together. I absolutely have to make these, as soon as our Christmas fudge is gone.
Another recipe from my daughter's Christmas gift, the Hershey's Cocoa recipe box. Photo is from the recipe card.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
about 4 dozen
Prep:
1 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/3 c
butter, softened
3 oz
package cream cheese, softened
3/4 c
sugar
1
egg yolk
2 tsp
almond extract
2 tsp
orange juice
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
5 c
sweetened coconut flakes, divided
48
hershey's kisses

How to Make Hershey's KISSES Macaroon Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Beat butter, cream cheese, and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed in large bowl until well blended. Add egg yolk, almond extract and orange juice; beat well.
  • 2Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter mixture. Stir in 3 cups coconut. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour until firm enough to handle.
  • 3Meanwhile, remove wrappers from Hershey's Kisses. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 4When chilled enough to handle, shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in remaining 2 cups coconut. Place on ungreased or parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  • 5Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press Hershey's Kiss into center of each cookie. Cool 1 minute. Carefully remove to wire rack and cool completely.

Printable Recipe Card

About Hershey's KISSES Macaroon Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #coconut