Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Cookies

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Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Cookies

Looking for a new cookie recipe to try? This is my new favorite! Full of toasted coconut and dark chocolate chunks, it’s delicious!

Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Cookies

The hardest part about this recipe is toasting the coconut, and not burning it. But I’ll give you a helpful hint, don’t get distracted! Keep your eye on it for the 3 minutes its in the oven. Easy, right?

Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Cookies

Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Cookies
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ cup chopped semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate

Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and arrange coconut in a single layer on the pan.
  3. Bake for 3-4 minutes or until coconut is lightly toasted, stirring once.
  4. Set coconut aside to cool.
  5. Line another baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat and set aside.
  6. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl, and set aside.
  7. In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar and butter. Beat at medium speed until creamy and smooth.
  8. Beat in vanilla extract and egg.
  9. Slowly add flour mixture, and mix just until combined.
  10. Stir in toasted coconut and chocolate chunks.
  11. Form dough balls about 1 tbsp large and place 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheet.
  12. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until bottoms of cookies just begin to brown. Remove from pan, and cool completely on wire racks.

Notes
Yields about 30 cookies

Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Cookies

Mmm..it’s so temping to eat the batter!

Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Cookies

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3 Comments

3 Comments on Toasted Coconut Dark Chocolate Cookies

  1. Traci
    June 9, 2013 at 1:51 pm (2 years ago)

    Just made these and omg!! Awesome!!! May have to triple the recipe next time since I made them reg size and got 20 cookies. Sooo good! Thanks for sharing :)

    Reply
  2. Jess
    June 5, 2013 at 8:18 am (2 years ago)

    OH MY GOODNESS…this made my day!! Looks completely delicious!! I need to make these now!!

    Reply
  3. Jamie @ LBGC
    June 5, 2013 at 7:25 am (2 years ago)

    Holy yum! I love everything about these cookies!!!

    Reply

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