Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies

 

by contributor Lisa Thiele

 
Mmmm… soft, chewy, chocolatey and a hint of coconut, all in a single bite!
 
I find that bite size anything is almost more enjoyable. Less guilt and you can eat two for the “cost” of one. We all have our own justifications, right?
These are the perfect little cookies for a houseful of kids, big or small. Make a batch (or two) of these and I can guarantee they’ll be gone before the end of the night.
all photos by With Style & Grace
To make a cookie sandwich, add a small spoonful of ice cream or fat free cool whip (diet friendly) to the flat end of one cookie and then top with the second cookie. For a frozen “ice cream cookie sandwich”, throw them in the freezer and voila, delish!
This recipe is adapted from Two Peas and Their Pod and in my opinion; she’s the cookie queen!

{Bite size} Chocolate Chip & Coconut Cookies Recipe
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour!
1/2 tsp salt!
1 tsp baking soda!
1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature!
1/2 cup packed brown sugar!
1/3 cup granulated sugar!
1 large egg!
1 tsp vanilla extract!
3/4 cup mini chocolate chips
½ cup coconut flakes, optional
Preheat the oven to 35o degrees F. Line baking sheet with
parchment paper and set aside.
In medium bowl, whisk (or sift) together the flour, salt, and baking
soda. Set aside.
Using your KitchenAid, cream butter, brown sugar and granulated
sugar until nice and creamy. Add egg and vanilla extract. Mix until
well combined.
Slowly & carefully mix in the flour mixture until combined. Stir in mini
chocolate chips and coconut flaked.
Roll dough into balls – for mini, about 2 tsp of dough and regular,
about 1 Tbsp. Place on the baking sheet and using the bottom of a
cup, slightly flatten. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from the oven
and let cool. Transfer to a wire rack to continue cooling

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About Chris

Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience. In addition to her work as founding editor of Celebrations At Home, Chris is an editorial stylist and contributor to Homes.com, Marie Callender's, and SheKnows. Most recently her work has been published in Woman's World, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, and Cottages & Bungalows.

Comments

  1. I love the sandwiches! Super cute! So glad you liked the recipe:)

  2. Amy @ Blowout Party! says:

    omg, these look amaaazing!

  3. Where's my glass of milk? Or perhaps I can enjoy them with my coffee in the morning after the kids are off to school.

  4. Paul Byron Downs says:

    They look delicious!!! Love coconut and chocolate.

    Paul

  5. Lissa (The Wedding Bistro at Bellenza) says:

    Not just chocolate chips, coconut too! Sounds like a heavenly combination. Gotta try it!

  6. My. God.

    These look AMAZING

  7. I love how the ingredients are all excited(!)! It adds to my enjoyment of this recipe on paper–er–screen and will further that joy upon eating them. I may add oatmeal, flax and barley…

    Thank you Chris and thank you Two Peas and Their Pod!!!

  8. Half Baked says:

    Looks delish! Happy Friday!

  9. Luna and Chloe says:

    Oh my these look delicious!!!! Another recipe need to try soon!!!

    xoxo
    Kristi

  10. Chris @ Celebrations At Home says:

    You're welcome HillJo, but the credit really is all Lisa's (our food contributor). She's amazing! : )

  11. Oh my….two of my favorites in a cookie!

    sigh….i'm in love. :)

  12. Mmmmm, gotta looooove those cookies!!!
    Helen M xx

  13. Buttercream says:

    I will have to try these.

  14. san francisco catering says:

    Really nice combination. They looking so cute. Going to try this recipe.

  15. This looks delish! Am going to post this on my blog – hope that is ok! :D

  16. Hi, I found this recipe on pinterest, these cookies look delicious!! I was just wondering if one could use coconut oil instead of butter? Thanks!

    • Sindy, I haven’t tried that so don’t feel comfortable recommending it. If you give it a try let us know how it turns out. Thanks.

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