Choco-Coco-Nut Cookies

by Chelcie on October 18, 2011

So I know this is pumpkin season and I should be following the trend and by posting a pumpkin recipe..but you know what? I’m kind of sick of pumpkin honestly.I know it’s a crime. But just look at these cookies.

Anyways, while I was home over the weekend I decided to make some cookies…but not just SOME cookies, cookies filled with chocolate chips, toasted walnuts, and toasted coconut!!

Chocolate chip cookies were the first thing I ever made, and the first recipe I ever memorized. I baked the standard toll house chocolate chip cookie recipe so many times, that it was engrained in my brain. I would always make a batch of cookies, eat a lot of the batter (surprisingly never got salmonella), and then give all the cookies away to my neighbors

Yup I was a pretty good neighbor.

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Choco-Coco-Nut Cookies

Yields 24 cookies

1 cup (2 sticks unsalted butter)

3/4 cup light brown sugar (packed)

1/2 cup Granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp coconut extract (optional)

2 1/2 cups flour

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp Salt

1/2 cup Semi Sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees farenheight

Cream the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar together. Next, add in the eggs and vanilla extract and mix until combined. Then add the flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until just combined. Fold in the mix ins by hand-chocolate chips, toasted coconut, and toasted walnuts

Scoop 2 tbsp sized portions on a cookie sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes until cookies are slightly golden.

Allow to cool, or dig in right away:)

Here are the steps:

toasted coconut

toasted walnuts

  

      

I ended up bringing these cookies over to my friends house, but she was kind enough to share one a few with me. Toll House cookies might be a little underrated now-a-days, but I mean, their recipe does make an awesome cookie. Sometimes classic, old-fashioned goodness, is the way to go:)

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Lindsay@LivingLindsay October 18, 2011 at 7:04 pm

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Yum – the toasted coconut looks awesome! I love chocolate and coconut together. :)

Kate October 18, 2011 at 10:27 pm

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These look so good that I will forgive you for being sick of pumpkin :) I’m normally not a huge coconut fan but you could put anything in a chocolate chip cookie and I would eat it!

chelciesfoodfiles October 18, 2011 at 11:49 pm

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i use to not be a coconut fan either! but toasted coconut just makes coconut that much better:)

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