White Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix jump-starts the making of a rich white chocolate and coconut cookie.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 36

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
cup white vanilla baking chips
1/2
teaspoon coconut extract
1/2
cup white vanilla baking chips
1
tablespoon shortening

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir all ingredients except 1/2 cup chips and the shortening until dough forms. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, melt 1/2 cup chips and the shortening on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted. Drizzle over cookies.

Expert Tips

Use semisweet chocolate chips for a slightly different look and flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.