Total TimePrep: 5 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
- 1 package (16 ounces) angel food cake mix
- 1/2 cup water
- 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract
- 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, water and extract on low speed for 30 seconds. Scrape bowl; beat on medium speed for 1 minute. Fold in the coconut.
- Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned, 10-12 minutes. Remove paper with cookies to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 54 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.
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Sep 30, 2019
Easy and delicious, did spread a little, but otherwise, great cookies to make and share.
May 31, 2019
I used parchment paper. The cookies did spread quite a bit, but I enjoyed the flavor a lot.
Aug 16, 2016
Love this recipe - and the cookies are always gobbled up where ever I take them!
Dec 23, 2014
Making these today, they flattened out. Also I baked them on wax paper, big mess, I had to peel them off and the paper stuck to the cookies. I think it meant to use parchment paper. Otherwise I added chocolate chips and almonds and finished off the other half of the batter and put. Them on a plane cookie sheet and they turned out better. However still hard to remove from the pan. Still delicious..I wonder what I did wrong that they flattened out so much?
Mar 24, 2014
Made these this afternoon.. Excellent..
Sep 16, 2013
I have made these 5 times so far. They have been a big hit!! I did decrease the almond extract to 3/4 tsp. I add an extra 1/2 cup of coconut. Sometimes I add chocolate chips, sometimes I add toasted almonds. So far, the chocolate chip ones have been the favorite. Love this super easy recipe!!
Feb 15, 2013
WOW!! if you like almond flavoring, this one is for you. I decided to use about 3/4 t. of almond flavoring instead of the 1 1/2 t. because I thought it sounded like too much. Just the small bit I put in is VERY strong and not good. I will try them again because I will only try 1/4 t. or try some vanilla.
Nov 17, 2011
I made these for my dad who is going through chemotherapy and it was a hit, calms his stomach. A friend referred me to them, these are not what you would expect a cookie to be, but still good!
Jan 4, 2011
Just wanted to know if you could add chocolate to this??
Aug 18, 2010
I have a family member who has a nut allergy, can the almond extract be substituted with another?