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Treasure Cookies Recipe

Treasure Cookies Recipe

Bake a double batch of these cookies, because they’ll disappear fast! Coconut and walnuts make them crunchy and chewy, and chocolate chips turn them into comfort food.—Michele Pulfer, Ossian, IN
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:48 servings


  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/3 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat milk and butter until blended. Combine the cracker crumbs, flour and baking powder; add to milk mixture and mix well. Stir in the coconut, chips and walnuts.
  • 2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 126 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Treasure Cookies

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2016

"My husband & I LOVED these cookies! Especially frozen! I used semisweet chocolate chips instead of the milk chocolate chips. I used my medium cookie scoop. I baked them for 8 1/2 minutes on my baking stone. I let them sit on the stone for a minute or so longer after baking before removing to wire rack to cool completely. I tried one fresh & warm from the oven & it seemed extra sweet when warm, but after cooling completely they were just right. Sooo delicious! Thank you for such a great recipe."

Reviewed Dec. 21, 2012

"I love chocolate and coconut so this was just a great cookie to my collection of gifts this year."

Reviewed Nov. 13, 2012

"can be baked wither as a cookie or as bars. If you like/love choc/coconut, flavor matched by none!"

Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"I would give these 10 stars if I could. They are easy to make and oh so delicious. I followed the recipe as printed although I did bake them on parchment paper for easy clean up."

Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"Is there anything missing in this recipe? It came out AWFULLY dry. I thought the ingredients would be very tasty but when I mixed it, there were very crumbly. Ken"

Reviewed Mar. 25, 2011

"I left out the nuts and used cinnamon graham crumbs, and these taste like a candy bar. I will definetly make these again and again!"

Reviewed Sep. 16, 2010

"everybody that has tried these has loved them. Always get great reviews. Chewy on the inside, crispy on the outside. just the way i like them"

Reviewed Nov. 2, 2009

"I loved it. Easy to make. Two of my grandchildren do not like coconut, but ate the cookies and said they were really good."

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