Mint Coconut Drops
Macaroon meets chocolate chip cookie in this co-winner in the drop cookie category, with a twist of cinnamon, nutmeg and mint; it's from Jessica Wall-Valadez of Milwaukee. 16
coconut, shredded (desiccated)
mint-flavored, null, null
Preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃).
In bowl, combine sugar and butter; blend well.
Beat in 2 eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Sift together and blend in gradually the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg.
Add coconut and mint chocolate morsels. Mix well.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheets.
Bake in preheated oven 8 to 10 minutes.
Cool on racks. Store in airtight container.
Note: Mint chocolate chips may be available in grocery stories only during the holidays.