Chewy Granola Drops

Prize-Winning Recipe Fall 2010! Just 6 ingredients mix up and bake into a cookie jar favorite.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 24

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ oatmeal chocolate chip cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
egg
1
cup coconut
3/4
cup dried cranberries
1
can (6 oz) honey-roasted almonds (1 1/4 cups), coarsely chopped

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, melted butter and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in coconut, cranberries and almonds.
  • 2 Using small cookie scoop or tablespoon, drop dough 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Press with fingers to slightly flatten.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to wire rack. Cool completely. Store covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

Use a cookie or ice cream scoop to make same-size cookies for even baking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.