Easy Sweet Coconut Cookies

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Sweet coconut cookies everyone will LOVE! It does not make many cookies so if you have a hankering for them, it's best to double the batch.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
20 cookies

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup vegetable shortening

  • 1 egg

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup sifted all purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons sifted all purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.

  2. With an electric mixer, cream together the sugar, vegetable shortening, egg, and vanilla extract in a bowl until light and fluffy. Sift 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons of flour together with the baking powder and salt in a bowl, and stir the flour mixture into the creamed mixture; mix in the coconut until thoroughly combined. Drop the dough by teaspoons onto the prepared baking sheets.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until very lightly browned, about 10 minutes; allow cookies to cool on sheets for about 1 minute before removing to finish cooling on baking racks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

121 Calories
7g Fat
15g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 25mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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