Chewy Christmas Macaroons

Chewy Christmas Macaroons
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1 Review
Crispy on the outside. Chewy on the inside. This Christmas macaroon is the perfect cookie for coconut lovers!
30 min
Prep Time
2:30
Total Time
48 macaroons

Ingredients

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3/4 cup
sugar
1/8 teaspoon
salt
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1/2 teaspoon
almond extract
5 to 7 drops ( )
red and/or green food color, if desired
24 ounces (9 cups)
sweetened flaked coconut
3 tablespoons
powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or grease; set aside.
  2. Combine butter, sugar and salt in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add eggs, almond flavoring and food color, if desired; continue beating until well mixed. Stir in coconut with wooden spoon until well mixed.
  3. Drop dough, by rounded tablespoonfuls or cookie scoop, onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 20-22 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheets; remove to cooling racks. Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Recipe Tips

- To measure coconut, place in large bowl; separate lumps with hands or fork. Place coconut into measuring cups. Do not pack.

- If unopened, canned coconut can be stored at room temperature for up to 18 months. Flaked or shredded coconut in plastic bags can be stored up to 6 months. Refrigerate both after opening up to 4 weeks in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts (1 macaroon)

Calories
110
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
12g
Protein
1g
Fat
7g
Sodium
70mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

This macaroon recipe makes 48 macaroons. Yes, you could freeze this cookie for up to 2 months in a tightly covered container.

Rating

How many does a recipe make? And do they store in freezer for Christmas well? I was thinking of making them for Cookie Exchange. Thanks

Test Kitchen Comment
From: Cindy
This macaroon recipe makes 48 macaroons. Yes, you could freeze this cookie for up to 2 months in a tightly covered container.
Posted December 03, 2012

Rating

This was a simple and delicious recipe. Everyone I share them with agrees.

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I made this recipe on 11/3/10.. I omitted the food coloring, I found these to be quite tasty... I made 1/2 of the recipe...next time I will try the food coloring for the holidays

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