Caramel Corn Cookies

1
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

How to Make Caramel Corn Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In 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.
  3. Drop 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Caramel Corn Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American




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