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Easy Macaroons Recipe

These crispy cookies are great for family get-togethers since they yield a large amount. They're always well received.—Judy Farlow, Boise, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:63 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pint lemon or orange sherbet
  • 2 tablespoons almond extract
  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 6 cups flaked coconut

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat sherbet and almond extract until sherbet is slightly softened. Gradually add cake mix. Stir in coconut.
  • 2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Yield: about 10-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 88 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.