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Crisp Sunflower Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Makes

5 dozen

"This is the 'Sunflower State', and these crisp cookies feature sunflower seeds," says Karen Ann Bland of Gove, Kansas.
Crisp Sunflower Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup salted sunflower kernels

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a bowl, cream shortening, sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well between each addition. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture, mixing just into flour is incorporated. Stir in oats, coconut and sunflower kernels.
  2. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake until golden brown, 12-15 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 98 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 69mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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