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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Cherry Coconut Drops

Cherry Coconut Drops
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 large egg
1 cup coconut
1 cup chopped candied cherries
1 cup white chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 375

Line baking sheets with parchment
In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside
In the bowl of a mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and almond extract.
Add dry ingredients, mix well.  Add coconut, cherries and white chocolate chips. Mix in with a wooden spoon. 
Using the medium scoop drop onto parchment lined sheets. 

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until bottoms are browned. 
Cool slightly on pan before moving to wire rack to cool completely. 
Makes about 2 dozen. 

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