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Coconut Oat Cookies Recipe

Coconut Oat Cookies Recipe

These chewy cookies have been a family favorite for years. The pecans provide a crunchy contrast to go along with all that chewy goodness!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:36 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • Pecan halves


  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°. Cream butter, brown sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine next five ingredients; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in coconut.
  • 2. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place 2-1/2 in. apart on greased baking sheets (cookies will spread). Place pecan half in the center of each cookie and push down slightly. Bake 14-16 minutes. Yield: 6 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 cookies: 244 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 278mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein .

Reviews for Coconut Oat Cookies

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honey25 216979
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2015

"Very nice take on oatmeal cookies... good texture."

Donitta 9029
Reviewed May. 3, 2013

"These were excellent"

chilipower 15328
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2012

"Tasty cookie. I cut down the butter to 1 stick (1/2 cup) and the sugar to 1 cup. The cookie is still moist and chewy :) Very easy recipe."

myrk 69177
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2011

"My family & friends love these cookies. It is soft & chewy. The coconut flakes goes well with the oats. It's just yummy."

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