White Chocolate Coconut Cookies

These are my son Jimmy’s favorite cookie.  They make a great gift to friends and family.
FAMILY RATING:
Ingredients:
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup quick cooking oats
  • ¾ cup shredded sweet coconut flakes
  • 8 ounces white chocolate, melted
  • ¾ cup toasted, shredded unsweetened coconut flakes
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the baking powder, baking soda, four and salt. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar together until light and fluffy with a hand held electric mixer. Beat in the egg. Add the dry ingredients and beat until just combined. Fold in the oats, vanilla extract and shredded coconut flakes.

2. Form walnut-sized balls of the mixture and drop 2 inches apart onto parchment paper-lined sheet pans. bake in a preheated oven for about 10 minutes until the bottoms of the cookies are golden brown. Remove from oven and cool Completely.

3.When the cookies are cool, dip them halfway into the melted white chocolate and then into the toasted shredded coconut flakes. Set them down onto parchment paper to dry completely. You can freeze dough. After completing step one roll dough in a log shape, wrap in plastic wrap and then foil. When ready to bake, place on counter to thaw. When still cool cut into one inch slices and proceed.

You can freeze dough. After completing step one roll dough in a log shape, wrap in plastic wrap and then foil. When ready to bake, place on counter to thaw. When still cool cut into one inch slices and proceed.

Roll out in a log and wrap in foil before freezing.

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Categories: Desserts

Author:Amy Stafford

I am the author, photographer and creator behind the blog A Healthy Life For Me. I am a food and fitness nut who loves Crossfit, Chocolate and Organic Gardening.

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