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Polka-Dot Macaroons Recipe

Polka-Dot Macaroons Recipe

Macaroons studded with M&M's are easy to mix up in a hurry. That's good, because believe me, they never last long. —Janice Lass, Dorr, MI
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:56 servings


  • 5 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups M&M's minis


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, mix coconut, milk and flour until blended; stir in M&M's.
  • 2. Drop mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
    Freeze option: Freeze cookies, layered between waxed paper, in freezer containers. To use, thaw before serving. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 99 calories, 5g fat (4g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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maryw1003 User ID: 661941 241687
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2016

"Made these for a Christmas party - a big hit. Made again today for a potluck...again a bit husband loves them since he likes coconut. easy recipe, I left them in 15 minutes for a browner cookie. In my family recipe book."

ryanmckenna User ID: 3580113 239341
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2015

"These are the easiest cookies and are fantastic! If you love coconut and m&ms, then you'll love these. I did use the mini holiday m&ms. So cute. Used a cookie scoop snd parchment. Will be on my yearly Christmas cookie list"

bunny99 User ID: 99797 221126
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2015

"Great little cookies!"

mammaw61 User ID: 6902344 96522
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2013

"This is my first time making this recipe. I'll see what my family thinks but personally I like them"

LeahsMommy User ID: 5595433 129972
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2012

"This is one of my favorite recipes to make. It's so simple! Couldn't find the baking bits but regular M&Ms work just fine. I love making them for the holidays and being able to use the holidays M&Ms"

ragsfood User ID: 1034739 152870
Reviewed May. 7, 2011

"This is a favorite and don't last long in my house or when taken to other homes."

sam52687 User ID: 5814580 129971
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2011

"Made these around the holidays for a work party, I used regular M&Ms..they were easy to make&very yummy!!!"

egirllexus User ID: 1914004 167482
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2010

"haven't tried the recipe but I intend to for Halloween but as to the mini baking bits look in the candy isle of your grocery they always have mini m and m s"

ragsfood User ID: 1034739 68827
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2009

"I can't believe how many times I have made these. The problem is trying to find the baking bits on grocer's shelfs."

msdosty1941 User ID: 2683910 154807
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2009

"I love coconut especially in cookies. This recipe will be very easy to make & even I can enjoy eating them! My hubby will love them too!


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