Coconut Cookies Recipe

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Coconut Cookies Recipe

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"Guaranteed to make you think of warm spring breezes, these crispy coconut cookies couldn't be easier to whip up." notes Aley Thorne from Los Molinos, California. "We've enjoyed them for years and now, our grandchildren ask for them in their college care packages," she says.
Recommended: Top 10 Coconut Recipes
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut

Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in cereal and coconut.
Roll into 24 balls; place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Cookies in Country Woman March/April 2004, p37

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 212 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 93mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in cereal and coconut.
  2. Roll into 24 balls; place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Cookies in Country Woman March/April 2004, p37

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CarrieAnn82 User ID: 1665706 132383
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2010

"These were really good.. I wonder how choc. chips or raisins would be in them?!"

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