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

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

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Rating: 5 stars
11/02/2018
Great recipe easy to follow Makes an awesome gift for so many occasions