These coconut cookies are lightly crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside. "Sometimes I make them a bit larger so I can top them with a scoop of ice cream and some strawberry sauce," jots Herbert Borland from Des Moines, Washington.
What a combination! Delicate macaroons drizzled with sweet chocolate can’t be beat. The recipe comes from a co-worker’s daughter, who makes us a huge batch of these every Christmas. —Rosemary Areias, Turlock, California
The first time we made these ginger macaroons, we felt like they were missing something. Once we adjusted the spices and added a buttery molasses filling, we had ourselves a sandwich cookie we couldn't get enough of! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
This recipe originated nearly 100 years ago at Gerstner & Koeble Konditory, a pastry shop in Vienna, Austria, which has delivered cakes, pastries and cookies to the Vienna Opera House since 1945.—Norbert Koblitz, Harveys, Lake Tahoe, Nevada
"I bake 22 types of cookies at Christmas, and these macaroons are the most requested," shares Barbara Schindler, Napoleon, Ohio. "People can't believe I use sherbet and cake mix to make the simple sweets."
You'll relish this guilt-free take on a classic cookie, enhanced with cranberries and luscious dark chocolate. “My son is diabetic, and he loves these,” says Ramona Cornell of Levittown, New York. “A co-worker calls them 'a piece of coconut heaven'.”