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Coconut Orange Macaroons

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Coconut Orange Macaroons
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
25 to 30 cookies
Recipe Info - Prep Time
30 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
12 min
Cute and eye-appealing Coconut Orange Macaroons make for a perfect festive springtime dessert. The orange flavor makes for a delicious update to the standard macaroon. Top with any color jelly beans to match your table linens for a well coordinated finish.


Make It

Step 1

Combine flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl.

Step 2

Beat sweetened condensed milk and cream cheese in medium mixer bowl until creamy. Add egg yolk, vanilla extract, grated orange peel and orange juice; beat well. Add flour mixture; beat until well combined. Stir in 4 cups coconut. Cover; refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Step 4

Shape dough into 1 ½-inch balls; roll balls in remaining 1 cup coconut. Place on ungreased baking sheets.

Step 5

Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven; immediately press 3 jelly beans on top of each macaroon. Cool for 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely.


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