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Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Recipe

Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Recipe

I absolutely love baking cookies for the holidays! Some of my favorite recipes are blossom cookies including my peanut butter Kiss cookies and butter pecan blossom cookies. I am also a huge fan of coconut macaroons. During my holiday baking this year, I made some delicious coconut macaroon blossoms with the help of my daughter. Everyone in my family loved the recipe so much that I ended up making a second batch before Christmas!

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 14 ounces of shredded coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 14 ounces of sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 60 chocolate Kisses

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Combine the flour, coconut, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Stir thoroughly.
  4. Add the sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, and almond extract to the coconut mixture. Stir thoroughly.
  5. Drop tablespoon balls onto the parchment-lined baking sheet. The cookies do not spread so place the balls fairly close together. Pat down any stray coconut shreds to prevent burning.
  6. Bake for 8 minutes or until the bottoms turn slightly golden.
  7. Immediately press a chocolate Kiss into the center of each macaroon.
  8. Allow the cookies to cool thoroughly.
  9. Store the cooled coconut macaroon blossom cookies in an airtight container.

Ingredients for Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Dry Ingredients for Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies

Adding Sweetened Condensed Milk to the Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Stirring the Macaroon Batter for the Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies

Tablespoon Balls of the Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Unbaked Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies

Baked Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Adding Kisses to the Coconut Macaroon Blossom CookiesFinished Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies

Image Credits

Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Recipe © 2017 Heather Johnson
Ingredients for Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies © 2017 Heather Johnson
Dry Ingredients for Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies © 2017 Heather Johnson
Adding Sweetened Condensed Milk to the Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies © 2017 Heather Johnson
Stirring the Macaroon Batter for the Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies © 2017 Heather Johnson
Tablespoon Balls of the Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies © 2017 Heather Johnson
Unbaked Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies © 2017 Heather Johnson
Baked Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies © 2017 Heather Johnson
Adding Kisses to the Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies © 2017 Heather Johnson
Finished Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies © 2017 Heather Johnson
Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies © 2017 Heather Johnson

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