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Grandma's Drop Sugar Cookies


"My family's favorite Christmas cookie. Buttery and crispy. The slight coconut flavor makes this cookie the best."
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20 m servings 136 cals
Original recipe yields 48 servings (4 dozen cookies)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Mix flour, coconut flakes, vanilla extract, salt, and baking soda into creamed butter mixture until dough is smooth. Spoon dough onto a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until edges of cookies are lightly browned, about 10 minutes.


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  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 136 calories; 8.2 g fat; 15.1 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 121 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These sugar cookies are soooo good, you could eat your finger with them! We made them for Christmas gifts. If you aren't planning to share them, you may want to half the recipe as we got over 48...

These were delicious. Simple to make, few ingredients.. good stuff. Only thing... mine did not flatten out and I wanted them to be thin, so make sure you flatten them before baking if you want t...

Overall tasty, next time I will use a little less butter.

mmmmm... really good but yield says 48 cookies but really it only made 24 for me

Forgot to add when I wrote this, my grandma always colored some sugar and when the cookie was mostly cooled she'd gently pat some on and shake off the excess. It was a nice bit of added color. ...