Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
5 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
16 cookies
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cover 2 sheet trays with parchment paper.

Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.

Add the butter and sugars to a large bowl and beat with an electric hand mixer until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Add the vanilla and egg and beat until incorporated. Add the flour mixture in increments, beating until well combined. Briefly beat in the coconut flakes, chocolate chips and pecans until mixed together.

Using your hands, roll the dough into walnut-size balls and drop 8 on a sheet tray, leaving 2 1/2 inches of space between them. Flatten them slightly. Bake 13 minutes. Let cool on the sheet tray 5 minutes.


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Skipped the pecans as didn't have them but still yum yum!! Easy and exciting to make with my daughter. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not really a coconut cookie, more of a chocolate cookie with cookie. They are good but i was looking for coconut as the major flavor. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delicious! Used coconut oil in place of butter, and sliced almonds instead of pecans. Had the perfect coconut taste, not to over whelming. Tasted like an almond joy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a hidden gem of a cookie! I am surprised that it has not gotten more reviews. It has the perfect balance of chocolate, coconut, and pecan flavor. The dough is a little loose and hard to work with but well worth the effort. I substitute coconut oil for the butter and always make a double batch. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These cookies are pretty excellent. The only reason I'm giving it four stars is that the coconut is too subtle, even after I added another 1/4 cup extra. For coconut lovers, the flavor isn't strong enough; for those who are apathetic about it, this cookie is great. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Best cookies I've ever made. Great texture and not too sweet. I think one of my guy friends has a thing for me now after I brought these to a party *exaggeration*. 13 minutes was way too long though. I put them in for 5 minutes, turned the pan, then baked them for another 4 or 5 so that they didn't scorch on the bottom. I highly recommend this recipe to anyone, even those who say they have a distaste for coconut. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I followed the recipe exactly, except I made it with fresh (from frozen)coconut, which came out buttery and not too sweet. These were wonderful and I will definitely make these again and again- Yum! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Totally delicious. Take them out of the oven exactly at 13 minutes and allow to cool/firm up a bit before you devour them. They probably would be good if you ate them right out of the oven but you would have to use a spoon and blow on them........get the idea? They will not last long. Accurate, quick and easy recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These cookies are full of yummy good flavor. And very easy to make. Recipe was very easy to follow along with. I would highly recommend these cookies to everyone! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Fan-freakin-tastic! I had left-over coconut from another recipe and my hubby is not a fan of coconut. I thought if he didn't like them, i could take them over to the neighbors to share. After one bite my husband said "If you take them away from me you will be sleeping on the couch" so i think he likes them! Will make these again very soon! item not reviewed by moderator and published

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