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Shuku Shuku

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars

"A Nigerian desert that is a favorite with children of all ages."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 85 cals
Original recipe yields 14 servings (14 cookies)

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the coconut, sugar and egg yolks to form a stiff dough. Squeeze into 1 inch balls, and roll each ball in flour to coat. Place on a baking sheet, spacing about 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 85 calories; 5.3 g fat; 8.6 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; 44 mg cholesterol; 61 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is actually really good. I didn't have unsweetened cocunut flakes, so i used the sweetened flakes. I thought the sweetness was perfect! There is a review that says you need to add the fl...

Most helpful critical review

Maybe I'll give these another chance someday, as I must have screwed up this recipe somehow, as we did not care for them at all. So many great reviews, it was a big disappointment.

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This is actually really good. I didn't have unsweetened cocunut flakes, so i used the sweetened flakes. I thought the sweetness was perfect! There is a review that says you need to add the fl...

Well, I think you should add the flour to the ingredients! When I was making this and read over the instructions, it didn't say to add the flour. All it said was to roll it in flour. When I m...

Only 4 ingredients. Simple to make. I don't have kids, but if I did I would have them make this recipe to introduce them to baking desserts. You can use sweetened coconut flakes if you like you...

Made this for staff meeting this morning and they chose these over the Krispy Kreme Doughnuts - go figure!! I did use the sweetened coconut. I also just rolled them in the flour, so they would...

This was absolutely delicious and soooo easy to make!!! Everybody at the dinner party I went to loved it and I ate like 5 ::gasp:: because they were sooo good. My husband said he didn't like coc...

I made this for an "African" themed event, there are easy to make and everyone loved them! My husband has already asked for me to make them again!

pretty good--if you like coconut --which i do

this is a very very good recipe and is the bomb

Maybe I'll give these another chance someday, as I must have screwed up this recipe somehow, as we did not care for them at all. So many great reviews, it was a big disappointment.