Thursday, August 15, 2013

Cherry Macaroon Cookie Recipe

Cherry Macaroons
Recipe from Catherine Nance, Leander, Texas

1 1/3 cup shortening or butter. (I do a mix of half butter half butter flavored Crisco. what every you prefer.)
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. almond extract
3 1/2 cups Flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 cup coconut
1 cup chopped maraschino cherries drained and dried on paper towels.

Mix everything. Put coconut and cherries in last. Drop rounded balls onto a cookie sheet.

Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or till light brown.

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