Caramel Corn Cookies

Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

I was looking through my Sept 2013 Food Network Magazine, and came across the first place winning recipe in the Marion, OH Caramel Popcorn Contest.

Elizabeth Orthmeyer submitted the winning recipe. I personally can't wait to try these cookies. Hope you will too!

Photo: Food Network Magazine

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
makes 24 cookies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
vegetable shortening
1 c
caramel popcorn, chopped
1 large
egg
1/2 tsp
almond extract
3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
quick-cooking oats
1/2 c
sweetened flaked coconut

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
2In a large bowl, beat sugar and shortening with a mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.

Add 1/3 cup chopped caramel popcorn and the egg and mix with a wooden spoon until well combined. Stir in the almond extract, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and the remaining 2/3 cup of caramel popcorn. Stir in oats and coconut.
3Drop tablepoons full of dough onto the prepared baking sheets, about 2 inches apart; bake until golden brown, 10-12 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes on baking sheets, then transfer to cooling racks to cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy