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Quick Coconut Cookies

 Quick Coconut Cookies
I love coconut, and these drop cookies are really good. These call for coconut extract instead of flaked coconut and frosted cornflakes help give the treats a crunchy texture.—Patricia Doctor, Cocoa, Florida
48 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons coconut extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4-1/2 cups frosted cornflakes

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in eggs and extracts. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt;
  • gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in cereal.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake
  • at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to
  • wire racks to cool. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 104 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.