Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

Coconut Oatmeal Cookies


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I hail from the Bicol province in the Philippines where people love to eat everything with coconut milk or chilli. I haven't experimented putting chilli peppers into cookies yet but I've done a lot with coconut. Here's my coconut oatmeal cookies.

angelika Wellington, New Zealand

Serves: 10 

  • 1 1/4 cup (315g) softened butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup (125g) packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut

Preparation:18min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:12min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C and grease some cookie sheets or baking trays, or use nonstick cookie sheets.
  2. Beat together butter or margarine and sugars using mixer on a low level in a large bowl until creamy.
  3. Add egg and vanilla and beat well.
  4. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a smaller bowl.
  5. Add flour mixture to the butter/sugar mixture and blend well. Stir in oats and desiccated coconut.
  6. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto baking trays.
  7. Bake 8 to 9 minutes for a chewy cookie or 10 to 11 minutes for a crisp cookie.
  8. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet, then remove to wire rack. Cool completely and store in tightly covered container.

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Used different ingredients. very nice biscuit i could not find my oats so used muesli instead - 07 Mar 2011

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