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Lemon-Coconut Peepers

Prepared with less liquid, a purchased cake mix doubles as a shortcut to cookies. These little chicks look as sweet as they taste.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 24
 

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

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
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.