Chocolate Macaroon Nests

Chocolate Macaroon Nests

Prep 30 m
Chill 60 m
Bake 10 - 12 m

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1 of 5 Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in small bowl.
  2. 2 of 5 Beat together butter, cream cheese and brown sugar in large bowl until smooth and creamy, about 2 minutes. Beat in egg yolk and coconut extract. On low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture in 3 batches until well blended. Stir in 3 cups of the coconut. Cover bowl with plastic wrap; chill 1 hour or until firm enough to handle. Spread remaining coconut on parchment or waxed paper.
  3. 3 of 5 Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. 4 of 5 Using level tablespoon, shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in remaining coconut. Place on ungreased baking sheet, spacing about 2 inches apart.
  5. 5 of 5 Bake in 350 degrees F oven 10 to 12 minutes or until firm to touch. Cool on baking sheet on wire rack for 1 minute. Remove cookies to wire rack. Then press indentation into center of each cookie, using back of 1/2 teaspoon measuring spoon. Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon mini chocolate chips into each indention. Top each with 3 jelly beans.
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