Recipe courtesy of Elizabeth Orthmeyer

Caramel Corn Cookies

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: about 24 cookies



  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Beat the sugar and shortening in a large bowl with a mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add 1/3 cup chopped caramel corn 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 caramel corn. Stir in the oats and coconut.
  2. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto the prepared baking sheets, about 2 inches apart; bake until golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to racks to cool completely.