Island Cookies Recipe

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Island Cookies

Valerie McDaniel


I got this recipe from a friend so I can't take all the credit. I am not a big fan of coconut but these cookies are wonderful.

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Makes about 3 dozen


15 Min


1 2/3 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
3/4 c
(1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 c
packed brown sugar
1/3 c
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
nestle toll house milk chocolate morsels
1 c
flaked coconut, toasted if desired
1 c
chopped walnuts, or pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, brown sugar, sugar, and vanilla in large mixer bowl util creamy. Beat in egg. Gradually blend in flour mixture. Stir in morsels, coconut and walnuts or pecan which ever you use.
Drop by slightly rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheet.
Bake in a preheated 375 oven for 8 to 11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand for 2 minutes, remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Note: May substitute any of the following Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels, Mint-Chocolate Morsels, Premier White Morsels, or Butterscotch Morsels.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies