Cherry Pom Poms
|Title:||Cherry Pom Poms|
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons dry cherry flavored gelatin
1 small box vanilla instant pudding
2 eggs, separated
3 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
3/4 cup grated or flaked coconut
1 teaspoon water
2 cups flaked coconut
Combine flour and baking powder.
In a large bowl, combine oil, gelatin, dry pudding mix and egg yolks. Blend well. Add dry ingredients, milk and almond extract and blend well. Stir in walnuts and the 3/4 cup coconut. Shape into balls using 1/2 to 1 slightly rounded teaspoon for each.
Slightly beat egg whites with water. Roll balls in egg whites, then in the 2 cups coconut. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, pressing slightly to flatten. Bake 12 to 15 minutes at 350 degrees F or until delicately browned.