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

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

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.

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

Additional questions?