Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Coconut Blossoms

1/3 cup butter, softened
3 oz cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar

1 egg yolk
2 t almond extract
2 t orange juice
1 1/2 cup flour

2 t baking powder
1/4 t salt

3 cups plus 2 cups shredded coconut, sweetend
hershey kisses - 1 package, milk chocolate or almond

Combine butter, cream cheese and sugar in a bowl and mix thoroughly.  Beat it egg yolk, almond extract and orange juice.  In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt and gradually stir in to the butter mixture.  Last, stir in 3 cus of coconut.  Refrigerate for 30-45 minutes.  Heat oven to 350.  Take about a tablespoon of dough and roll into ball, repeat until dough is used up.  Last, roll into remaining 2 cups of coonut.  Place on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake 10-12 minutes until lightly browned.  Remove from oven, and press unwrapped chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie.  Cool. (Makes 3-4 dozen depending on the size of your balls.)

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