Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Create a rich chocolate-and-coconut, sweet tropical-style dessert with these glazed cookies - two dozen baked in less than an hour!

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 24

Ingredients

Cookie

3/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
eggs
2
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
1/4
cup unsweetened cocoa
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
5
oz. (5 squares) semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
1
cup honey-roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped
2
cups coconut

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
1
to 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add eggs; blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; mix well. Add chocolate, peanuts and coconut.
  • 2 Drop dough by 1/4 cup measurement 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350°F. for 13 to 15 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
  • 3 In small bowl, blend glaze ingredients, adding 1 tablespoon of water at a time for desired consistency. Drizzle over cookies.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    270
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    ( ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    200mg
    200%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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