Lemon-Coconut Peepers

Lemon-Coconut Peepers

1 (18.25-oz.) Lemon Cake Mix
1/3 cup oil
2 eggs
1 cup flaked coconut
24 pastel yellow petite mints (petite non pareils)
48 miniature semisweet chocolate chips

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine cake mix, oil and eggs; beat until well mixed. Place coconut in shallow bowl.

  2. For each cookie, shape dough into one 1 1/2-inch ball and one 1/2-inch ball. Roll each ball in coconut; place on ungreased cookie sheet with smaller ball touching larger ball. Place cookies 1 1/2 inches apart.

  3. Bake at 350°F. for 10 to 12 minutes or until coconut just begins to brown. Immediately press 1 yellow mint for beak and 2 chocolate chips for eyes into smaller ball of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet.

Yield:24 cookies