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Holiday White Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

Holiday White Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

The richness of white chocolate and coconut marry in an easy drop cookie.


  • 1 pouch (17.5 ounce) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 2/3 cups white vanilla baking chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • Betty Crocker® red and green decorating sugars
  • Coarse white sparkling sugar


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, coconut, 1 cup of the baking chips and the extract until dough forms.
  3. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonsful 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown around edges.
  5. Cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet; cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  6. In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 2/3 cup baking chips and the shortening on High 30 to 60 seconds or until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  7. Drizzle over cookies; sprinkle with sugars as desired.

Prep Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 1 Hour
Yield: about 3 dozen cookies

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving (1 Cookie) Calories 150(Calories from Fat 70), Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 1/2g), Cholesterol 15mg; Sodium 80mg; Total Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 14g), Protein 2g

Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 1

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker.


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