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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  1. Kay says

    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.

  2. Lissa (The Wedding Bistro at Bellenza) says

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

  3. HiLLjO says

    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!!!

  4. Chris @ Celebrations At Home says

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

  5. Sindy says

    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!

    • Chris says

      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.