Macaroon Sugar Cookies
Makes 32 cookies
1 - package (18-ounce) refrigerated sugar cookies
1-1/2 - cups coconut
1/3 - cup sugar
1 - Tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4 - teaspoon almond extract
1 - egg white
16 - red or green maraschino cherries, halved,
drained on paper towel
Chill cookie dough in freezer for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to
- In medium bowl, combine coconut, sugar, flour, almond extract
and egg white; mix well.
- Cut chilled cookie dough into 32 slices.
Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
- Spoon 1 rounded
teaspoon coconut mixture onto each slice, spreading slightly.
Press 1 cherry half cut side down on each.
- Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are light golden
- Cool 1 minute and remove from cookie sheets.
- Place on wire
rack to cool.