Coconut Crunch Cookies Recipe
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Coconut Crunch Cookies Recipe

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These sweet drop cookies are loaded with coconut and chocolate chips. Their crisp edges and soft centers add up to a perfect cookie.—Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:56 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 56 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped almonds

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 138 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 94 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and extracts. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the coconut, chocolate chips and almonds.
  2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 9-11 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Crunch Cookies in Taste of Home October/November 2008, p60

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 138 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 94 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

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Reviewed May. 11, 2014 Edited Oct. 9, 2014

"So good, we love these...different, tasty...just like an almond joy in a delicious cookie. I used slivered almonds and left them chunky, wow. Yummo. I am editing this review...I added these to my xmas cookie platter and people went crazy for them. Just as easy as a drop choc chip cookie to make, but the taste is like nothing people have experienced. Another winner!"

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Reviewed Apr. 17, 2014

"I didn't use almond extract or almonds since a few of us can't eat nuts but they were soooo good! Tasted like a Mounds bar."

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Reviewed Feb. 14, 2014

"These cookies are soooo good!"

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2012

"My cookies spread and flattened out. They tasted like a chocolate chip cookie with coconut added to it. Nothing memorable."

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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2012

"These are pretty good but the almond extract is too overpowering. Next time I will cut the almond extract in half so to better balance the different flavors."

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