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Cherry Sugar Cookie Macaroons

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"Pair tart red cherries and sugar cookie dough for homemade cookie goodness."
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1 h 40 m servings 128
Original recipe yields 36 servings (36 cookies)


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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees 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 to 20 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 128 calories; 6.3 18.1 0.9 4 51 Full nutrition

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Great recipe! Made this as a dessert for a pot luck at work and EVERYONE loved them! Also made them for thanksgiving dessert and a couple people asked for the recipe. This is a winner, and easy ...

I absolutely love this recipe. After having made over a dozen time consuming yet lovely and delicious Christmas cookies, I decided to try this very easy recipe.....and it stood up to all the oth...

everyone loved this!!

This was ok but not great. The preserves made it too sweet. Definitely only let the dough sit out for 10 minutes. Mine sat out a bit longer and the cookies came out flat. Used almonds instead o...