Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/3 cup butter, softened

  2. 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened

  3. 3/4 cup sugar

  4. 1 egg yolk

  5. 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract

  6. 2 teaspoons orange juice

  7. 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

  8. 2 teaspoons baking powder

  9. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  10. 5 cups coconut, divided

  11. Candied cherries and/or chocolate kisses

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Favorite Macaroon Kisses Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg yolk, extract and juice. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in 3 cups of coconut. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.

  2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in remaining coconut. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately place a cherry or chocolate kiss on top of each cookie. Cool 5 minutes; remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: about 4 dozen.


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