CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Coco-Not CookiesDon’t “mock” this recipe for its unusual ingredient.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Don’t “mock” this recipe for its unusual ingredient.
1 cup sugar
¼ cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon coconut extract
1 large egg
1 cup mashed potato flakes
1½ cups baking mix (such as Bisquick)
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Combine sugar and butter in large bowl; beat until light and fluffy. Add coconut extract and egg; blend well. Add potato flakes and biscuit mix; mix well.
Shape dough into ¾-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on wire rack.
Yield: 4 dozen cookies.
Approximate nutritional analysis per cookie: 45 calories, 30 percent of calories from fat, 1.5 grams fat (0.8 grams saturated, 0.3 grams monounsaturated), 6.9 milligrams cholesterol, 0.5 grams protein, 7.6 grams carbohydrates, 0.2 grams fiber, 55.8 milligrams sodium.
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