Macaroon Kiss Cookies

Recipe by OceanIvy
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 48 cookies




  • In a large bowl, beat the butter, cream cheese and sugar.
  • Blend well, then add egg yolk, almond extract and orange juice; beat mixture well.
  • Stir together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Gradually add to the butter mixture and beat until well blended.
  • Stir in 3 cups of the coconut; cover mixture and chill for 1 hour, or until firm to handle.
  • Unwrap the kisses while chilling and heat oven to 350°.
  • Form dough into 1-inch balls; roll them in remaining coconut.
  • Place them on a ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Remove from the oven and quickly press a kiss into each center.
  • Let cool 1 minute, then transfer to wire rack to cool completely.