Jeweled Coconut Drops

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 42
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar.
  • Beat in egg yolk, orange juice and almond extract.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  • Stir in 3 cups of coconut.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
  • Shape dough into 2-in. balls; roll in remaining coconut.
  • Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, make an indentation in the center of each ball.
  • Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • Fill each cookie with preserves.
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