Cherry Sugar Cookie Macaroons

Pair tart red cherries and sugar cookie dough for homemade cookie goodness.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookie dough
3/4
cup chopped macadamia nuts
3/4
cup coarsely chopped dried tart cherries
1
bag (7 oz) sweetened flaked coconut (about 2 1/2 cups)
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
cup red tart cherry preserves
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°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 Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    60mg
    60%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 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; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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