Recipe by MissWriteForLife
"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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sifted all purpose flour
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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 chewy, especially the next day. This is a keeper recipe for me.
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 sugar (Apriva)/veggie shortening/eggs/extract to be light and fluffy. Decreased speed then added sifted flour/baking powder/salt 1/2 cup at a time. By the time it was all in the bowl, dough looked like medium to large crumbs. Added coconut and mixed by hand. Not able to use teaspoon so rolled dough in hand and broke apart to measure about 1 teaspoon. After baking then cooling, cookies tasted powdery. Will leave on plate overnight and see if taste increases. I guess I had visions of coconut maroons on my tastebuds. Question? I've always sifted flour first then measured. This recipe says add flour and dry ingredients then sift. Sifting after measuring creates more volume. Was this my problem? I would have loved giving better review, but at this time I can not. Will update later.
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. (use 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons). Very delicious!
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.
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 some crushed almonds and dark chocolate chips, plus a 1/4 tsp. of cocoanut extract. These turned out very good, but if you just want the cocoanut taste, go with the original cookie recipe. Thanks for sharing this wonderful easy cookie recipe!
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!
These are more like a 3.5 the only thing I did differently was to use unsalted butter (I avoid shortening whenever I can).
They were good but there was a buttery, filmy, residue feeling in my mouth after eating one. The recipe as is made 2.5 dozen cookies.
Overall a good, but not great, recipe. I won't go out of my way to make them but if everything was on hand I might do it again.
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 1/8 cup less sugar, since the coconut was already sweet. I also used a tablespoon measure coated with Pam to make perfect little cookie drop circles. Finally, before putting in the oven, I put some extra coconut shavings on top for a garnish. They turned out so pretty and golden brown!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Easy Sweet Coconut Cookies
Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 58
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