Day 4: Yuletide Coconut Cherry Cookies

Day 4: Yuletide Coconut Cherry Cookies might be a good recipe to expand your hor d'oeuvre recipe box. For 11 cents per serving, this recipe covers 1% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 30. One serving contains 83 calories, 1g of protein, and 5g of fat. 452 people were glad they tried this recipe. It is brought to you by Jo Cooks. It is a good option if you're following a lacto ovo vegetarian diet. A mixture of cream cheese, salt, baking powder, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 35 minutes. Overall, this recipe earns an improvable spoonacular score of 4%. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Yuletide Cherry Cookies, Day 6: Chocolate Fudge Cherry Cookies, and Day 10: Chocolate Cherry Chip Cookies.

Servings: 30

Preparation duration: 20 minutes

Cooking duration: 15 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 cup all purpose flour

¼ tsp almond extract

1 tsp baking powder

½ cup butter, softened

¾ cup coconut flakes

3 oz cream cheese, softened

15 red and/or green maraschino cherries, cut in half

a pinch of salt

½ cup sugar

Equipment:

hand mixer

bowl

oven

baking sheet

Cooking instruction summary:

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter, cream cheese and sugar until well blended, 1 to 2 minutes. Beat in almond extract.Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.Shape dough into 1 inch balls; roll in coconut flakes. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a cherry half into the center of each cookie. Remove to wire racks to cool.

 

Step by step:


1. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter, cream cheese and sugar until well blended, 1 to 2 minutes. Beat in almond extract.

2. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.Shape dough into 1 inch balls; roll in coconut flakes.

3. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a cherry half into the center of each cookie.

5. Remove to wire racks to cool.


Nutrition Information:

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83k Calories
0.78g Protein
5g Total Fat
8g Carbs
0% Health Score
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Calories
83k
4%

Fat
5g
8%

  Saturated Fat
3g
23%

Carbohydrates
8g
3%

  Sugar
4g
5%

Cholesterol
11mg
4%

Sodium
38mg
2%

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Protein
0.78g
2%

Manganese
0.09mg
4%

Selenium
1µg
3%

Vitamin A
133IU
3%

Phosphorus
24mg
2%

Vitamin B1
0.03mg
2%

Fiber
0.54g
2%

Folate
8µg
2%

Iron
0.3mg
2%

Vitamin B2
0.03mg
2%

Copper
0.03mg
1%

Calcium
13mg
1%

Vitamin B3
0.26mg
1%

Potassium
38mg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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