KISSES Coconut Macaroon Blossoms

KISSES Coconut Macaroon Blossoms

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.

SKILL LEVEL
intermediate
PREP
20 min
BAKE
10 min

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories130
Calories from Fat70
Total Fat8 g12% DV
Saturated Fat6 g30% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium85 mg4% DV
Total Carbohydrates13 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars9 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron0% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories130
Calories from Fat70
Total Fat8 g12% DV
Saturated Fat6 g30% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium85 mg4% DV
Total Carbohydrates13 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars9 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron0% DV
1/3 cupbutter or margarine , softened
1 packagecream cheese (3 oz.) , softened
3/4 cupsugar
1 egg yolk
1-1/2 to 2 teaspoonsalmond extract
2 teaspoonsorange juice
1-1/4 cupsall-purpose flour
2 teaspoonsbaking powder
1/4 teaspoonsalt
5 cupssweetened coconut flakes , divided
48 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates

Directions

  • 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.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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