Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

Fudgy, cakey, chocolatey…… Can’t  make up your mind? These cookies give you the best of everything: a combination of cocoa, a surprising nutty taste, a texture of oats, and even a happy handful of shredded coconut! Go ahead! You deserve them!

 

Ingredients:

2 cups flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 cup cocoa powder

10 tbl butter, room temperature

1 cup brown sugar

6 tbl milk

1 tsp vanilla

2 eggs

1 cup old-fashioned oats – divided.

1 cup coconut, shredded, sweetened or unsweetened

Directions:

Oven 350 degrees

Measure 1/2 cup oats and process in food processor until fine.

Add together flour, processed oats, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Cream butter and sugars in a stand-up mixer until well combined. Beat in the vanilla, milk, and eggs until light, about 2 minutes. Process in the flour mixture. Add the reserved  1/2 cup of oats and coconut until incorporated.

Drop tablespoonful onto a parchment lined baking sheet.

Bake for 12 minutes, turning baking sheet around after the first 6 minutes.

Let cool for a few minutes on the baking sheet then move to a wire rack to completely cool.

 

Thanks for stopping by!

Eileen

 

 

 

 

 

 

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