Macaroon Kiss Cookies
You just have to make some of these! They’re perfect for Easter treats.
- 1/3 cup butter, softened
- 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 tsp. almond extract
- 2 tsp. orange juice
- 1 1/4 cup flour
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 5 cups sweetened coconut flakes, divided
- 1 bag (8 ounces) Hershey’s Kisses
- Beat butter, cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl until well blended. Add egg yolk, almond extract and orange juice; beat well. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in 3 cups coconut flakes.
- Cover; refrigerate 1 hour or until i’ts firm enough to handle. Remove wrappers from kisses. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in remaining 2 cups coconut. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
- Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and immediately press a kiss on top of each cookie. Cool 1 minute. Carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Let cool completely.
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Chewy Coconut Cookies
I just love coconut cookies and these sure fit the bill.
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 sticks room temperature butter, unsalted
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract (optional, but nice for a little more coconut oomph)
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups coconut (I used a mix of shredded and shaved coconut for the textural interest)
- 2 cups flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- Preheat oven to 350F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- Cream together butter and sugars until lighter in color.
- Add extracts and egg replacer (or egg) and beat for about 30 seconds. Stir in coconut.
- In a separate bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, and kosher salt. Add to the coconut mixtures in thirds, combining well after each addition.
- Using a melon baller or small cookie scoop, scoop out rounded balls of dough and place about 2 inches apart on parchment lined sheet.
- Bake for 17-19 minutes, or until the edges of the cookies just start to brown. Remove from oven. Allow cookies to sit for 10 minutes before transferring to a rack to cool completely.
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Newfoundland Snowballs These are so perfect for Christmas cookie trays. My whole family loves these. Newfoundland Snowballs Recipe Type: Cookies Cuisine: Canadian Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 5 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 48 Ingredients 3 cups sugar 3/4 cup […]
I love coconut cookies, coconut cake or coconut whatever. These are those perfect coconut cookies without being macaroons. They always go on the Christmas cookie tray.
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 2 cups flour
- 2 cups flaked coconut
- 1 egg yolk
- 1/4 tsp. water
- 1 cup pecan halves
- Cream butter and sugar. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
- Sift flour and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture.
- Stir in the coconut.
- Form the dough into 4 rolls. Wrap in waxed paper and chill several hours.
- Slice 1/4-inch thick. Place on greased cookie sheets.
- Beat egg yolk and water. Brush on cookies. Place one pecan half on top of each cookie.
- Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes or until light golden.
Choco-Nut Sandwich Cookies Can we all say YUMMY! These are so easy to make. I’m sure you’ll find that everyone loves them. Choco-Nut Sandwich Cookies Recipe Type: Cookies Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 6 mins Total time: 26 mins […]
No Bake Fruitcake Balls I’ve only made these a couple of times, but they sure are good. They’re very easy to make and you won’t have to use the oven. I’ll usually roll mine in some extra coconut. No Bake Fruitcake Balls Recipe Type: Cookies […]
Coconut donuts are so good and especially when loaded with coconut. These are baked, so there’s much less fat.
- 1 1/2 cups cake flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 2 Tbsp coconut milk
- 2 Tbsp melted unsalted butter
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups powder sugar
- 3 Tbsp coconut milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 -2 cups coconut flakes sweetened
- Preheat oven to 350 and grease a donut pan.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk egg, sugar, buttermilk, coconut milk, melted butter and vanilla extract together until smooth.
- Sift in all dry ingredients and whisk until all incorporated.
- Transfer batter into a piping bag. (You may have to do it in two takes or the bag will be too full to pipe.)
- Cut the tip off both piping bag, leaving only about ½ inch opening.
- Squeeze batter into the donut cups of the pan, filling them. Make sure there is an even amount of batter all around.
- Bake for 10-11 minutes and cool on the wire rack until they can be handled.Spread paper towel under the cooling rack to catch icing drippings.
- While donuts are cooling, prepare the icing.
- Heat up coconut milk and vanilla in the microwave for a few seconds (15-20 seconds). Place powder sugar in a bowl and coconut flakes in another bowl. Whisk in coconut milk mixture into powder sugar until all smooth.
- Dip each donut into icing, covering top and sides. Dip them into coconut flakes and carefully place back on the wire rack.
- Let them sit until completely cooled and icing is set.
Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie One more from Taste of Home. I made this up for Thanksgiving one year. I don’t think there was enough to go around. Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie Recipe Type: Pie Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: […]