Eddie’s Cherry Cookie Macaroons

December 19, 2022

Eddie’s Cherry Cookie Macaroons

1 roll Sugar Cookie Dough (refrigerated Pillsbury)

¾ cup chopped macadamia nuts

¾ cup coarsely chopped dried tart cherries

1 bag (7 oz) sweetened flaked coconut

2 teaspoons vanilla

1cup red tart cherry preserves

Steps

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheets with parchment paper. Let cookie dough stand at room temperature for 10 minutes to soften.
  2. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Add nuts, cherries, coconut and vanilla. Mix with wooden spoon or knead with hands until well blended. Shape rounded tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 3 minutes. With back of teaspoon, make indentation in center of each cookie. Spoon 1 teaspoon preserves in each indentation. Cool completely, about 20 minutes. Store in covered container.

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