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  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)
  Flaked coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (From A 3 1/2 Ounce Can)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Candied cherries 1 Tablespoon, cut into slivers (Red And Green Colored)

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

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1191 Calories from Fat 447

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80.4%

Saturated Fat 34.7 g173.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 243.7 mg81.2%

Sodium 727.9 mg30.3%

Total Carbohydrates 162 g53.9%

Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.8%

Sugars 83.4 g

Protein 25 g49.5%

Vitamin A 12.4% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 45.4% Iron 40.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Button Macaroons Recipe