Mounds Macaroons

Mounds Macaroons Recipe

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Betty W


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1 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
1/3 c
3 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
unsalted butter
1 large
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3/4 tsp
almond extract
1/2 tsp
orange peel, grated
3 3/4 c
sweetened shredded coconut
1 1/2 c
chocolate covered coconut bar
4 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips

How to Make Mounds Macaroons


  • 1Preheat oven to 275.
  • 2Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • 3Combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.
  • 4Using electric mixer, beat sugar, cream cheese and butter in large bowl until fluffy.
  • 5Beat in egg, vanilla, almond extract and orange peel.
  • 6Add flour mixture and mix just until combined.
  • 7Stir in 2 1/2 cups of coconut.
  • 8Add dark chocolate and coconut and stir until combined.
  • 9Spread 1 1/4 cups coconut on plate.
  • 10Using 2 tablespoons dough for each cookie, roll dough into 1 1/2-inch rounds.
  • 11Roll each round in coconut.
  • 12Arrange rounds 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  • 13Bake until cookies are puffed and coconut is light golden for about 35 minutes.
  • 14Cool on cookie sheets for 5 minutes.
  • 15Transfer to racks and cool completely.
  • 16Stir chocolate in top of double boiler set over simmering water until melted and smooth.
  • 17Remove from heat.
  • 18Dip fork into melted chocolate and drizzle lines of chocolate across tops of cookies.
  • 19Refrigerate cookies until chocolate sets, about 30 minutes.
  • 20(Can be prepared 3 days ahead. Refrigerate in airtight containers.)
  • 21Serve cold or at room temperature.

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About Mounds Macaroons

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy