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Frosted Rhubarb Cookies Recipe
Frosted Rhubarb Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Frosted Rhubarb Cookies Recipe

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"Since these cookies freeze well, I make a lot of them during rhubarb season," says field editor Ann Marie Moch of Kintyre, North Dakota. "They are best when you use young tender stalks."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups diced fresh rhubarb
  • 3/4 cup flaked coconut
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 201 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 109 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  2. Stir in rhubarb and coconut. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla. Gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar until smooth. Spread over cooled cookies. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Originally published as Frosted Rhubarb Cookies in Taste of Home April/May 2004, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 201 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 109 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 27, 2013

Awesome!

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Reviewed May. 21, 2010

I make this every spring/summer and there are never any left!

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Reviewed Jun. 13, 2009

can you use frozen rhubarb for these cookies?

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Reviewed Jun. 13, 2009

Can you use frozen rhubarb for these cookies?

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