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Holiday White Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

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Holiday White Chocolate Macaroon Cookies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 36
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The richness of white chocolate and coconut marry in an easy drop cookie.

Ingredients

  • 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 2/3 cups white vanilla baking chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • Betty Crocker™ red and green decorating sugars
  • Coarse white sparkling sugar

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, coconut, 1 cup of the baking chips and the extract until dough forms. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2
    Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown around edges. Cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet; cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 2/3 cup baking chips and the shortening on High 30 to 60 seconds or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Drizzle over cookies; sprinkle with sugars as desired.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Keep cookies chewy and soft by storing them tightly covered. Resealable plastic bags, plastic food containers with tight-fitting lids and metal tins work best.

Nutrition Information

150 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 19g Total Carbohydrate, 14g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
14g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • The richness of white chocolate and coconut marry in an easy drop cookie.
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