Panamanian Cocadas (Coconut Cookies)
A delicious cookie similar to a macaroon, but made with sweetened condensed milk instead of eggs, you will love it!
- 3 ½ cups shredded coconut sweetened
- ¾ cups sweetened condensed milk
- 2 ½ Tablespoons corn starch
- ½ teaspoon almond extract
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
In a mixing bowl, mix together all the ingredients and let sit for about 5 minutes.
Using a Tablespoon drop a heaping rounded spoonful onto a parchment lined cookie sheet. Place them about an inch a part.
Bake for about 15 minutes watching closely and removing when they turn light brown.
Remove from the oven and let them cool on a wire rack.
If you want you can sprinkle them with powdered sugar but they are wonderful just the way they are.
Calories: 602kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 279mg | Potassium: 478mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 1.6mg