Friday, May 30, 2014

Cheery Cherry Macaroons

Cheery Cherry Macaroons are a wonderful meld of pecan and almond, coconut, and cherries! Perfect with a cup of tea or packed into a lunch box, they are a special culinary treat. Thanks to my friend, Nancy, for sharing this wonderful recipe.

Cheery Cherry Macaroons

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 2 cups coconut

Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine all ingredients except maraschino cherries, pecans, and coconut. Beat at low speed for 2 - 3 minutes. Then stir in maraschino cherries and pecans. Drop by teaspoonful into the coconut and roll cookies into 1" balls. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes until light brown. Remove from heat and then allow to stand on cookie sheet for at least one minute. Remove from cookie sheet. Enjoy!

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