Nutty Fun in the Sun Cookies

Enjoy these nutty drop cookies made with Betty Crocker® cookie mix – an easy-to-make distinctive treat!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
eggs
5
drops yellow food color, if desired
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ walnut chocolate chip cookie mix
2
tablespoons ground flaxseed or flaxseed meal
1/2
cup roasted salted sunflower nuts
1/2
cup sliced almonds
1/2
cup shredded coconut
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, mix butter, eggs and food color. Stir in cookie mix until soft dough forms. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

Expert Tips

Flaxseed contains several essential nutrients, including calcium, iron, niacin and vitamin E. Store it in the refrigerator or freezer up to 6 months.

I just wanted to create a new recipe using healthier ingredients. My kids loved this cookie!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.