Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

    40 minutes

    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.

    Wellington, New Zealand
    6 people made this

    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


    not a great deal of taste to them... i followed the recipe, but if i did make these again i would add more sugar  -  31 Oct 2009  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Very nice easy and taste is subtle.  -  01 Oct 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)