Recipes and Cooking Christmas Macaroon Mix 3.8 (16) 1 Review Flaky coconut and candied cherries add unique flavor to these delicious cookies. Layer the ingredients in a jar to give as a holiday present. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Total Time: 15 mins Yield: 1 jar (enough for 30 cookies) Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 7 ounce package flaked coconut (2 2/3 cups) ⅔ cup sugar ½ cup chopped almonds, toasted ¼ cup all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup chopped candied red and/or green cherries 2 tablespoon finely chopped candied orange peel Directions 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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 83 Calories 5g Fat 9g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 83 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Sodium 57mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 9g 3% Total Sugars 5g Protein 2g Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 61mg 1% Folate, total 4mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.