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    Mounds Rich, Moist and Chewy Macaroon Cookies

    Mounds Rich, Moist and Chewy Macaroon Cookies. Photo by Wildflour

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    30 mins

    15 mins

    Wildflour's Note:

    These are the best macaroons I've ever made! Slightly crunchy on the outside; rich, moist and chewy on the inside! Just the way we like them! The original recipe was off the back of the bag of Mounds brand coconut, but the baking time was off a bit as well as the amount of coconut required to roll them in. So here's how I made them! ENJOY! They are really good!!! Hope you try them! :)

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In large bowl, cream butter, cream cheese and sugar til well blended.
    2. 2
      Add egg yolk, o.j., and almond extract.
    3. 3
      In small bowl, whisk/mix flour, baking powder and salt.
    4. 4
      Gradually add to butter mixture, mixing well after each addition.
    5. 5
      Stir in well, 3 cups coconut.
    6. 6
      Cover and chill 1 hour or til firm enough to handle and roll into balls.
    7. 7
      Heat oven to 350.
    8. 8
      Shape dough into 1 inch balls, roll into last cup of coconut. You can lightly press it on a little.
    9. 9
      Place onto ungreased cookie sheet.
    10. 10
      Bake 12-15 minutes (MINE TOOK 15! *the original recipe said 10-12 and that wasn't EVEN long enough, they sank after I took them out and had to re-bake them!)or until lightly browned. I suggest at LEAST 13 minutes, but again, mine took 15.
    11. 11
      Leave them on the cookie sheet 1 minute, then carefully and gently remove to wire racks to cool.
    12. 12
      *You can gently press a maraschino cherry half in the center of each cookie on top, if desired, before baking.
    13. 13
      Makes 3-3 1/2 dozen.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 20, 2010

      55

      These are fantastic macaroons. Made them for gifts this christmas and everyone loved them.

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    • on December 20, 2013

      55

      Who doesn't love macaroons? Good recipe, I found the dough really easy to work with. Thanks for sharing.

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    • on August 05, 2010

      55

      Everyone in my family loved these...these are a couple of things I changed: I used coconut oil instead of butter...4 cups of coconut were mixed into the batter/dough...I used vanilla instead of almond flavor...and I dipped the cooled cookie into dark chocolate. Simply excellent recipe!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mounds Rich, Moist and Chewy Macaroon Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (879 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1307.4
     
    Calories from Fat 685
    52%
    Total Fat 76.2 g
    117%
    Saturated Fat 58.7 g
    293%
    Cholesterol 148.2 mg
    49%
    Sodium 993.4 mg
    41%
    Total Carbohydrate 151.0 g
    50%
    Dietary Fiber 7.0 g
    28%
    Sugars 104.1 g
    416%
    Protein 12.1 g
    24%

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