Give these soft, chewy macaroons a different look by garnishing with candied fruit like orange peels or green cherries.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2013

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Credit: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

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hands-on:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Yield:
Makes about 6 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Beat egg white at high speed with an electric stand mixer, using whisk attachment, until foamy; gradually add sugar, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until soft peaks form.

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  • Gently stir in butter and next 4 ingredients. Stir in flour. Stir in coconut and pineapple until blended.

  • Drop batter by teaspoonfuls 1 inch apart onto 2 parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Place 1 cherry half in center of each cookie.

  • Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown, switching baking sheets halfway through. Cool on baking sheets 10 minutes; transfer cookies to wire racks, and cool.

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