|Source: Test kitchen cookie book|
|Prep time: 20 minutes||Cooking time: 20 minutes||Total time: 40 minutes|
In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in orange juice, egg yolk, and almond extract.
Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Stir in 3 cups of coconut. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
Shape dough into balls 2-in around; roll in remaining coconut.
Place 2 in apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Using the end of wooden spoon, make an indention in the center of each ball.
Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire rack to cool.
Fill each cookie with preserves.
Balls should be like 1 in. diameter and can take up to 20min to cook.