Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together; shortening, sugar, egg, water and extract.
  2. Add sifted dry ingredients. Add coconut.
  3. Knead dough for a few moments. Shape into small balls.
  4. Placed on greased cookie sheets. Flatten with bottom of glass dipped in flour.
  5. Put 1/2 almond on top of each cookie.
  6. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes.
Most Helpful

Very tasty...I switched it up bit and used 2 cups flour, 1 cup butter instead of shortneing, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, I omit the coconut, and added 1 cup ground almonds. Hubby said they may be one of the best cookies I've made!

lovemysailor42 September 16, 2009

These are amazing. Can't stop eating them once you start.

adopt a greyhound February 23, 2012

Oh my, these are good. I made them for my "chinese style" meal. these are easy to make and they are delicious. thankyou for sharing.

mommyoffour February 15, 2010