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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 sweetened shredded 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.

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honey25 User ID: 5819292 216979
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2015

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

Donitta User ID: 7055845 9029
Reviewed May. 3, 2013

"These were excellent"

chilipower User ID: 6100887 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 User ID: 1185373 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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