Coconut and Oatmeal Drop Cookies

Total Time:
15 min
15 min

48 servings

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 -1/2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oatmeal

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 2 large cookie sheets. Cream butter and sugars in mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, beat together. Add vanilla, baking powder and baking soda. Then add the flour. Mix until well combined. Stir in coconut and nuts. Mix in oatmeal.

Drop on greased cookie sheets by the tsp., spacing about 1/2 inch apart. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, just until the edges begin to brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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    These cookies are yummy! I used coconut oil instead of butter and they are great!
    Very tasty! And that from someone who's not really an oatmeal cookie fan (although more so than a peanut butter cookie fan). 
    These came out great and baked exactly as stated. They were just a little bit crisp on the outside - just enough to have a shell - and soft on the inside. 
    I started off with making just a half batch. I added rehydrated dried cranberries... A great combination with the coconut (I used standard sweetened coconut), 
    Three days later I needed more, so had to make another half batch. 
    I would have liked the cookies to rise/spread more.... they were basically the same size as the dough put on the pan, so if you want larger cookies, start with more dough.
    These cookies were very yummy! I made them gluten free and used unsweetened cocnut. I also omitted the nuts and added dried cranberries instead - delicious!
    These were delicious! Moist in the inside and a little crisp and crunchy around the edges. I substituted whole wheat pastry flour for the regular (still tasted good and it's healthier for you! and raw sugar for granulated. Both the hubby and me couldn't stop eating them!
    Really liked this recipe- super easy, things I tend to have on hand (though I did sub sliced almonds for the nuts b/c it was all I had and tasty!!! My kids liked it, they were a hit. I cut the recipe in half & it made about 22 cookies. They'd be awesome with some sort of chip, I just didn't have any on hand.
    Dough freezes well too
    Amazing cookies. I followed the recipe to a tee but I did add a pinch of cinnamon. Rave reviews. And I cook, I don't bake.
    This is a great cookie for sure...however, I added 1/2 c golden raisins, 1 c white chocolate chips, 1/2 c peanut butter, 1/2 shortning and omitted 1/2 c of butter. WOW...that is an awesome cookie!
    This is my first review also! OMG! These cookies are so good. I made a batch and followed recipe exactly. They were perfect. I Then made a batch adding butterscotch chips. They were great but a bit too sweet. Made a batch with raisins and a batch with chocolate chips and I have to say, they are great just as recipe follows. Just sweet enough and chewy and perfect!!!! Best cookies I have ever made!  
    The best oatmeal cookie ever! I used unsweetened coconut and they are so moist and incredibly delicious.
    These are definitely my new favorite cookie! They are so good, I'm actually writing my first review ever :)
    I made these cookies exactly as the recipe and they turned out fabulous!!! They were very easy to make. I think they taste better than regular oatmeal raisin cookies. They are very tasty and moist and everybody loved them.
    My family loves these cookies. My husband mother use to make oatmeal drop cookies so i was looking for a type of recipe..I omitted the coconut.
    Very easy recipe and great without raisins. Try adding 1 - 1 1/2 cups of white chocolate, it is a great combination. They make the cookies more fragrant. Replacing the walnuts with macadamia nuts would beat Mrs. Fields' cookies!
    These were very easy to make and are very delicious. We added some milk chocolate chips which really added something extra. I'm sure the cookies would still taste good without them.
    These cookies are awesome! They are the first cookie that i have made that didn't flatten out and get all crispy. They stayed moist and chewy.
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