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Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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  • 35 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Create a rich chocolate-and-coconut, sweet tropical-style dessert with these glazed cookies - two dozen baked in less than an hour!

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

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

If you are a frequent cookie baker, you may want to purchase a No. 40 ice cream scoop to use for dropping dough on cookie sheets. Cookies will be uniform in size and it takes about half the time to get a cookie sheet of dough ready for the oven.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
270
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
135mg
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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