~ Cherry-Macaroon Cookies ~

Cassie *


Another festive cookie for your Christmas cookie trays!



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25 - 30
10 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    grated, lemon rind
  • 1
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    chopped, maraschino cherries
  • 3/4 c
    shredded coconut

How to Make ~ Cherry-Macaroon Cookies ~


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F.

    Using my food processor, I chopped the cherries. ( drained well & set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the butter, sugar, salt, almond extract, lemon rind and egg, beat thoroughly.
  3. Sift the dry ingredients together and blend into the butter mixture.

    Add the cherries and coconut, combine well.
  4. On a greased baking sheet or a sheet covered with parchment paper. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls.

    Bake for 10 - 12 minutes. Remove from pans to a cooking rack.
  5. Enjoy!

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About ~ Cherry-Macaroon Cookies ~

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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