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Chewy Coconut Cookies

Yield 3 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup dark corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons flaked sweetened coconut, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 66
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 1.6 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.4 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 0.9 g
  • carbohydrate 11.9 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 52 mg
  • calcium 1 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Combine corn syrup, oil, extracts, and egg whites; stir well. Add corn syrup mixture to dry ingredients, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in 1/3 cup coconut.

  2. Drop dough by level tablespoons onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle toasted coconut over cookies, and bake at 350° for 8 minutes; let cool on pans 1 minute. Remove from pans; let cool completely on wire racks.