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KISSES Coconut Macaroon Blossoms

Details

Time
4 hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
48 cookies

Treat the coconut lovers in your life to a dessert just for them. These macaroon cookies combine flaky sweetened coconut flakes and cream cheese for a chewy cookie. Top them with HERSHEY'S KISSES Milk Chocolates and serve up a plate at your next get together.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours
Chill Time
1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 package
    cream cheese (3 oz.) , softened
  • 3/4 cup
    sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1-1/2 to 2 tsps
    almond extract
  • 2 tsps
    orange juice
  • 1-1/4 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsps
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 5 cups
    sweetened coconut flakes, divided
  • 48
    HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
bowl bowl
measuring cups measuring cups
refrigerator refrigerator
oven oven
pan cookie sheet
 wire rack wire rack
1

Beat butter, cream cheese and sugar in 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.

2

Cover; refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to handle. Remove wrappers from chocolates. Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in remaining 2 cups coconut. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

3

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven; immediately press chocolate into center of each cookie. Cool 1 minute; carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 48 cookies.

Baking Tip

Also try topping cookies with HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates with Almond

Additional questions?