It's Five O' Clock Somewhere Cookies

Monica H

By
@MonisiaH

No butter here - only coconut oil!


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

DRY INGREDIENTS

2 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt

WET INGREDIENTS

1 c
coconut oil
3/4 c
white sugar
3/4 c
dark brown sugar
2
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 pkg
instant strawberry pudding mix

ADDITIONALS:

1 1/2 c
shredded coconut
1 c
white chocolate chips
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
20 oz
crushed pineapple
1
mango

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dump pineapple into large sieve to drain away juices. Leave in sieve at least 20 minutes, stirring occasionally to release trapped moisture.
2
Dice mango and set aside on paper towel, to draw out some of the moisture.
3
Toast 1 cup of the coconut in a pan over low-medium heat, until coconut is lightly browned. Set aside to cool. Reserve rest of untoasted coconut.
4
Preheat oven to 350.
5
Sift together flour, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
6
In separate bowl, beat together coconut oil, sugars and eggs. Add vanilla and pudding mix. Mix well.
7
Fold wet bowl into flour bowl. Add the chocolate chips, toasted coconut, and 3/4 of the pineapple. Fold gently until all incorporated together.
8
On top of the cookie balls, press down a pinch of raw coconut, pinch of pineapple and pinch of mango.
9
Roll tablespoon-full amounts in your hand and place on greased cookie sheet / pan.
10
Bake for 8-10 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy