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wishingstars Macadamia Coconut Cookies

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  • wishingstars Macadamia Coconut Cookies

    wishingstar Posted May 01, 2006 07:14 PM
    My sis called me from Mich today just to tell me about this recipe ...I bet these are good AND easy


    Show: Semi-Homemade with Sandra Lee

    1 package sugar cookie mix
    1 egg
    1 stick butter, melted
    3/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
    1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts (recommended: Mauna Loa)

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

    In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for . Stir until soft dough forms.
    Drop cookie dough by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove from oven and cool 1 minute.

    Editing to add do these ever sound good, we love pinacoladas and lime is one of my fav also ...

    Put the Lime in the Coconut

    Show: Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee

    2 parts pineapple-coconut juice (recommended: Kern's)
    1 splash bottled lime juice (recommended: Rose's)
    1 part vanilla vodka
    1/2 part half-and-half
    1/2 part banana Schnapps
    Ice cubes
    1/4 cup honey
    1/4 cup sweetened coconut flakes (recommended: Baker's)

    Add all ingredients, except coconut flakes and honey, in a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour honey onto a plate. Lay out coconut on a plate. Dip the rims of chilled glasses into honey and roll in coconut. Shake and pour into chilled martini glasses to serve.

    Note: For a non-alcoholic version, omit the vodka and the banana Schnapps and substitute the ice with 1 banana. Puree the mixture in a blender.