Raspberry Topped Macaroon Cookies

Raspberry Topped Macaroon Cookies

Sweet satisfaction! A bit of macaroon, a bit of raspberry, a bit of sugar cookie, a lot of delicious.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

3

dozen

1
pouch Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1
cup whole almonds, finely ground
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg
2
egg whites
3/4
cup powdered sugar
3/4
cup flaked coconut
1/2
cup raspberry preserves
1/3
cup dark chocolate chips, melted
  1. In medium bowl, combine sugar cookie mix, 1/4 cup almonds (reserve 3/4 cup), butter, almond extract, and egg until soft dough forms. Shape into 36 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Using thumb or handle of wooden spoon, make indentation in center of each cookie. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon raspberry preserves in center of each cookie. Set aside.
  2. In small bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold in powdered sugar, coconut, and remaining almonds. Spoon about 1 teaspoon egg white mixture into indentation of each cookie.
  3. Bake at 350┬░ F for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool; place cookies on cooling racks. Cool completely. Drizzle with melted dark chocolate.
Makes 3 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Use white baking chips for a delicate drizzle and change of flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 60mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 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.