Cherry Sugar Cookie Macaroons
Heat oven to °F. Line large cookie sheets with parchment paper. Let cookie dough stand at room temperature for minutes to soften.
In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Add nuts, cherries, coconut and vanilla. Mix with wooden spoon or knead with hands until well blended. Shape rounded tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. Place inches apart on cookie sheets.
Bake to minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool minutes. With back of teaspoon, make indentation in center of each cookie. Spoon teaspoon preserves in each indentation. Cool completely, about minutes. Store in covered container.