Saturday, September 24, 2011

Holiday White Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

Holiday White Chocolate Macaroon 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

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

Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown around edges. Cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet; cool completely, about 20 minutes.

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.

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