• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    Chewy coconut cookies made with crust Cheerios type cereal.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup (98 grams) shortening
    • 1/4 cup softened unsalted butter
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt (omit if using salted butter)
    • 1 cup (200 grams) packed light brown sugar
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 cup (135 grams) all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 1/2 cups Tasteeos or Cheerios crushed to make 1 1/2 cups
    • 3/4 cup flaked coconut (I used sweetened flaked)
    • 1/2 cup pecans and/or coconut (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 48
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 73 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.3%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.89%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 6 mg 2.08%
    • Sodium: 45 mg 1.9%
    • Calcium: 8 mg 0.78%
    • Potassium: 11 mg 0.31%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.52%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 8 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.3%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 1.51%
    • Vitamin C 0.74%
    • Vitamin D 1.11%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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