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Soft Macaroons

"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."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    about 6 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 pint pineapple or orange sherbet, softened
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 6 cups sweetened shredded coconut

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine sherbet, almond extract and dry cake mix; mix well. Stir in the coconut.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 76 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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  • hdneuhaus
    Dec 22, 2007

    Rhonda made these for us in Dec.2007. They were very good, soft and chewy.Helen These are a keeper!!