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Coconut Oat Cookies

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
  • Makes
    6 dozen

Ingredients

  • 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 sweetened shredded coconut
  • Pecan halves

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
2 cookies: 244 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 278mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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  • Chloe
    Aug 8, 2020

    These are great. Really simple, really easy. I added cocoa and it worked out so so well.

  • honey25
    Jan 5, 2015

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

  • Donitta
    May 3, 2013

    These were excellent

  • chilipower
    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
    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.

  • madelin hoggard
    Jun 26, 2009

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