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Lemon-Coconut Peepers

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  1 reviews
  • 40 min prep time
  • total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Prepared with less liquid, a purchased cake mix doubles as a shortcut to cookies. These little chicks look as sweet as they taste.

Ingredients

1
(1 lb. 2.25-oz.) pkg. lemon cake mix
1/3
cup oil
2
eggs
1
cup flaked coconut
24
pastel yellow petite mints (petite non pareils)
48
miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine cake mix, oil and eggs; beat until well mixed. Place coconut in shallow bowl.
  • 2 For each cookie, shape dough into one 1 1/2-inch ball and one 1/2-inch ball. Roll each ball in coconut; place on ungreased cookie sheet with smaller ball touching larger ball. Place cookies 1 1/2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 10 to 12 minutes or until coconut just begins to brown. Immediately press 1 yellow mint for beak and 2 chocolate chips for eyes into smaller ball of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine cake mix, oil and eggs; beat until well mixed. Place coconut in shallow bowl.
  • 2 For each cookie, shape dough into one 1 1/2-inch ball and one 1/2-inch ball. Roll each ball in coconut; place on ungreased cookie sheet with smaller ball touching larger ball. Place cookies 1 1/2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 10 to 12 minutes or until coconut just begins to brown. Immediately press 1 yellow mint for beak and 2 chocolate chips for eyes into smaller ball of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
14g
14%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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