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Orange Coconut Cookies Recipe

Orange Coconut Cookies Recipe

The sunny taste of these crisp cookies always makes me smile-no matter what the weather.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Stir in orange peel. Combine flour and cornstarch; add to creamed mixture. Shape into 1-in. balls, then roll in coconut. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until coconut is lightly browned and cookies are set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 15 cookies.
Editor's Note: This recipe does not use eggs.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 371 calories, 25 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 235 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.