Softest Coconut Macaroons Recipe You’ll Ever Taste

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This coconut macaroons recipe makes some of the softest coconut macaroons you will ever taste! It is a delicious cookie recipe that freezes well.


  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 cups coconut


  1. Beat butter, cream cheese and sugar until well blended in a mixer.
  2. Add egg yolk, orange juice and almond extract. Add baking powder.
  3. Gradually add in flour, beating until well blended. Stir in coconut.
  4. Using a cookie scoop, scoop dough into cookies. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely before storing.