If you thought Ambrosia was just a fruity side dish to be served in a Grandma’s vintage cut-glass bowl, think again. These delicious cookies have all the flavors of the holiday favorite – pineapple, coconut, and red maraschino cherries. These macaroons will make a pretty addition to your lineup of favorite Christmas cookies, and are sure to be a hit at a cookie swap. The cookie dough needs to chill at least an hour, so be sure and factor in that time when planning to bake this recipe. Before starting the recipe, make sure your butter is adequately softened; you want a creamy, smooth start to the cookie dough. The crushed pineapple should be drained and patted dry with paper towels; excess pineapple juice will cause the cookie dough to be soft and runny. These macaroons are deliciously chewy with just a slight crunch from the toasty coconut. The pineapple adds wonderful sweetness and a nice texture.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.