Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Marcie Frazee

By
@mamamarcie

I had one of these cookies at Paradise Bakery, and when I got home I started working on my own version!

Rating:
★★★★★ 8 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Funny story... when making the dough it was dry and a lot of coconut and I thought this may be a cookie fail. Oh boy, was I pleasantly surprised! The coconut bakes and gets crispy on the outside while the inside is gooey and moist. These cookies don't spread much, so place the cookie how you want it to bake. This cookie is a coconut lovers dream!

Ingredients

3/4 stick
butter-flavored Crisco
1 1/4 c
firmly packed brown sugar
2 Tbsp
milk
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 large
egg
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1 pkg
6 oz milk chocolate chips
1 pkg
14 oz flaked coconut

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375ºF. Cover cookie sheet with aluminum foil, and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
2Combine shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Beat in egg and continue to beat until mixture is creamed.
3Combine flour, salt and baking soda in a separate, large bowl. Mix into shortening mixture until just blended. Stir in coconut and chocolate chips.
4Drop by large tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet, and bake 9-10 minutes, or until golden brown around the edges.
5Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet on a cooling rack. Remove to rack to cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids