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Macaroon Kiss Cookies

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1/3 c.  butter or marg., softened
  • 3 oz.   cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 c.    sugar
  • 1   egg yolk
  • 2 tsp.   almond extract
  • 2 tsp.   orange juice concentrate
  • 1-1/4 c.  flour
  • 2 tsp.   baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp.  salt
  • 5 c.      sweetened coconut flakes, divided
  • 8 oz.    Hershey’s kisses

DIRECTIONS

Beat butter, cream cheese and sugar in large bowl until well blended.  Add egg yolk, almond extract, and orange juice; beat well.  Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.  Stir in 3 cups coconut flakes.

Cover, refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.  Remove wrappers from kisses.  Heat oven to 350.  Shape dough into 1 inch balls; roll balls in remaining 2 cups coconut.  Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.  Remove from oven; immediately press a kiss on top of each cookie.  Cool one minute; carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.  Cool completely.  Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Yummy Sugar Cookies

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These are classic roll-out cookies for holidays.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 3-1/2 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. Cream of Tartar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 c. milk

DIRECTIONS

Cream sugar & margarine together.  Add egg & milk.  Blend in all else (may need to add a little extra flour).  Roll out thick.  Bake on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake 7 min.