Coconut chocolate chip cookies are a great way to get my dessert on. The flavors are reminiscent of a Mounds Candy Bar. Mounds has always been one of my favorite candy bars. Both the deep dark chocolate and the coconut having starring roles in this rich dessert. These coconut chocolate chip cookies make me feel like a kid again.
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Coconut oil, Coconut Extract, and Sweetened Coconut Flakes all come together to give these cookies an unmistakably rich and fresh coconut flavor.
These cookies would be perfect for a bake sale, picnic, party, or gathering you might have nearing.
Are you ready to make some delicious coconut chocolate chip cookies? Check out the recipe below!
- 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1/2 cup Coconut Oil
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) Butter - softened
- 1 cup White Sugar
- 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
- 1 tsp Coconut Extract (can substitute Vanilla Extract for subtler flavor)
- 2 Eggs
- 1 1/2 cups Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips
- 1/2 cup Sweetened Coconut Flakes
- Preheat Oven to 375 degrees.
- In a large bowl, add flour, baking soda, and salt.
- Mix together well.
- Add coconut oil and butter combining well with a mixer or fork.
- Add both sugars, extract, and eggs.
- Mix together thoroughly with a mixer or fork until well combined.
- Add the chocolate chips and coconut.
- Mix until incorporated throughout the dough.
- Drop rounded spoonfuls of dough (roughly about teaspoon-sized) on an ungreased baking sheet about 2 inches apart. (I use parchment paper for ease.)
- Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes adjusting temperature and times for your appliance.
- Allow to cool & Enjoy!
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