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Easy Sweet Coconut Cookies

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars
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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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Ingredients

30 m servings 121
Original recipe yields 20 servings (20 cookies)

Directions

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  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; 6.5 14.9 1.2 9 68 Full nutrition

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Was trying to find an easy recipe to make for a tailgate and came across this one. I doubled the recipe right off the bat. Cookies turned out very well and were very tasty - soft, but also chew...

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I really wanted this recipe to turn out great. Maybe I should have made one recipe then the second separately, but doubled it. Using big Oster mixer on #5 (whip) it took about 15-20 min for suga...

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Was trying to find an easy recipe to make for a tailgate and came across this one. I doubled the recipe right off the bat. Cookies turned out very well and were very tasty - soft, but also chew...

These cookies are good! I tend to use half butter and half shortening for my cookies, and I did so for this recipe as well. I also cut back the sugar by 1/8 cup, as I was using sweetened coconut...

I did not have enough coconut, so I used half a cup of coconut and half a cup of chopped dates. The cookies are wonderful. We will eat them up in no time!! Very sweet, just like the name says.

I really wanted this recipe to turn out great. Maybe I should have made one recipe then the second separately, but doubled it. Using big Oster mixer on #5 (whip) it took about 15-20 min for suga...

Oh my, I loved this cookie! First batch used ingredients as listed except substituted butter for shortening. Turned out perfectly delicious. I like trying new things so for the 2nd batch, added...

Holy moly! This is my new favorite cookie. So very delicious and easy. I substituted bitter b/c. I didn't have veg. Shortening. They turned out great. Thanks for sharing!

Amazing. As others, I cut down on the sugar and I used a cube of margarine instead of the shortening but they were great. The only thing I didn't like was NOT being able to stay out of them.

Turned out perfectly. I was making it for a reception too, so I needed something with a great presentation great taste! The recipe is almost foolproof! The only thing I did differently was use 1...

Lovely recipe so easy to do I'm not the best baker in the world i leave it mostly to my hubby but when my hubby tried one he loved them and it was a nice easy recipe to do with my darling daught...