Fresh Island Cookies

Traci Coleman

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@TraciB70

I'm trying some new recipes out, this being one of them, to take to the Ronald McDonald House tomorrow. I thought these just sounded fabulous! I gotta say, my house smells delicious!


From "The Cookie Bible", mostly.


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Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 2/3 c
flour
3/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
3/4 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
brown sugar
1/3 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1
large egg
1 3/4 c
milk chocolate morsels (11.5 oz pkg)
1 c
flaked coconut, toasted if desired
1 c
chopped nuts (i used pecans)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda in a small bowl. Beat butter, brown sugar, sugar and vanilla in mixer until creamy. Add egg and beat well. Gradually beat in flour mixture.
2
Stir in morsels, coconut and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
3
Bake for 8 to 11 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheet 2 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.
4
Note: I used a combination of 1 cup milk chocolate and 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate; you can also use other flavored morsels if you prefer (i.e. white chocolate or butterscotch, for instance).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies