Ambrosia Macaroon Cookies are a new and delicious twist to the traditional festive Southern Christmas cookie. These cookies are a traditional quintessential cookies baked in most southern kitchens during the Christmas season.
These delicious Ambrosia Macaroon Cookies are brought to new heights with the addition of orange zest and drizzling them with chocolate for a festive finish. Very easy to make and will become one of your holiday favorite cookies.
What is ambrosia? Ambrosia is something very pleasing to taste or smell. In ancient Greek mythology, ambrosia was the Food of the Gods. These Ambrosia Macaroon Cookies are definitely wonderful tasting.
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Ambrosia Macaroon Cookie Recipe:
Tip: To keep your macaroon from spreading while baking – Do not grease the cookie sheet. When baking cookies in batches, cool the cookie sheet to room temperature before placing more cookies on it. You can do this quickly by running the bottom of the sheet under cool water for a few seconds. A hot cookie sheet will melt the dough.
Source: Recipe by Damon Lee Fowler from the Bon Appetit magazine, December 2008.