Beat eggs in a large bowl. Blend in mashed yams. Mix in a package of orange cake mix, the toasted flaked coconut, and the chopped pecans. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 375F for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned at edges. Cool on a wire rack.
Makes 5 dozen cookies.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana