Fresh Island Cookies

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Traci Coleman

By
@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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)

How to Make Fresh Island Cookies

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).

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About Fresh Island Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies




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