• 17 Ratings

Flaky coconut and candied cherries add unique flavor to these delicious cookies. Layer the ingredients in a jar to give as a holiday present.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Yield:
1 jar (enough for 30 cookies)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a quart jar, layer the coconut, sugar, almonds, flour, salt, candied cherries, and candied orange peel. Fasten lid; attach directions for making macaroons to jar.

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To Make Macaroons:

Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or foil. Grease foil, if using. In a bowl stir together the contents of the jar. Add 3 lightly beaten egg whites, stirring well to combine. Drop mixture by teaspoons 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until cookies are light brown. Transfer to a wire rack; cool. Makes 30 cookies.

To Store:

Store mix in jar in a cool, dry place for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

83 calories; total fat 5g; saturated fat 4g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 57mg; potassium 61mg; carbohydrates 9g; fiber 1g; sugar 5g; protein 2g; vitamin a 0IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 10mg; iron 0mg.
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Reviews

17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
11/02/2018
Great recipe easy to follow Makes an awesome gift for so many occasions
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