Holiday White Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

Holiday White Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

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

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 3 dozen cookies

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
  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.
Makes About 3 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Storage
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:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 80mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 14g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.