Desserts

Coconut Cookies


Posted: April 22

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 18 servings

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Coconut Cookies deliver the sweetness you crave with a tropical twist. Light, crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, these cookies pack a punch of coconut flavor accented with notes of smoky molasses and vanilla. Coconut Cookies are ready in just 20 minutes, so you never need to worry about leaving your sweet tooth waiting.


Ingredients

1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/3 cup coconut flakes

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt in a mixing bowl.

Step 3

In a separate mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar.

Step 4

Add the egg and vanilla to the butter and sugar mixture and continue beating until light and fluffy.

Step 5

Add the flour mixture slowly to the butter mixture until just incorporated, making sure not to overmix.

Step 6

Fold in the coconut.

Step 7

Drop the cookie dough for a spoon 3 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.

Step 8

Bake until lightly golden, about 8-12 minutes.

Step 9

Allow the cookies to cool on a wire rack before serving. .


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