Coconut-Cashew Crunchers

Super-size crunchy cookies will warm a cool kitchen and fill it with memorable sweet smells and tastes!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 22

Ingredients

1
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup granulated sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cups flaked coconut
1 1/2
cups chopped cashews

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat sugars, butter, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until creamy. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in coconut and cashews.
  • 2 Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls about 3 inches apart onto ungreased large cookie sheet; flatten slightly.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Expert Tips

Wrap super-size cookies individually in plastic wrap or foil, and freeze for big lunch-bag treats.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.