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Button Macaroons

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Ingredients
  Egg 1 , separated
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking rolled oats 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
Directions

1. Beat egg white until foamy-white and double in volume in small bowl with electric mixer at high speed; beat in 3 tablespoons of the sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, until meringue stands in firm peaks.
2. Beat egg yolk well in a medium-size bowl with electric mixer at high speed; beat in remaining sugar until fluffy. Stir in baking powder, salt, vanilla, rolled oats, coconut and melted butter or margarine; fold in meringue.
3. Drop by teaspoonfuls, 1 inch apart, onto greased cookie sheets; decorate each with slivered red and green cherries.
4. Bake in slow oven (325°) 15 minutes, or until firm and lightly golden. Remove from cookie sheets with spatula; cool completely on wire racks. Store in airtight container.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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