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macaroon kisses

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Jan W
Apollo, PA

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!

(2 ratings)
yield 4 dozen
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For macaroon kisses

  • 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
  • 5 c
    shredded sweetened coconut, divided
  • 48
    hershey chocolate kisses
  • coarse sugar

How To Make macaroon kisses

  • 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!