Macaroon Kisses

3
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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 dozen
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Macaroon Kisses

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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