A cookie dough of butter, cream cheese, sugar, egg plus orange juice, almond extract and dry ingredients gets the added treats of coconut flakes and milk chocolate kisses stirred in. Baked to a coconutty classic conclusion!
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 1/3 cup butter, softened
- 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 teaspoons almond extract
- 2 teaspoons orange juice
- 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 5 cups MOUNDS® Sweetened Coconut Flakes
- 1 (8 ounce) package HERSHEY®'S KISSES® Milk Chocolates
Beat butter, cream cheese and sugar in large bowl until well blended. Add egg yolk, almond extract and orange juice; beat well. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in 3 cups coconut.
Cover; refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to handle. Remove wrappers from chocolate pieces. Heat oven to 350 F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in remaining 2 cups coconut. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven; immediately press chocolate piece on top of each cookie. Cool 1 minute; carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.