Sunday, June 10, 2007

Coconut-Macadamia Cookies

Coconut Macadamia CookiesThe great thing about these cookies (apart from them being--um--cookies) is that they're soft and chewy. Really soft and chewy. If this were taking a test they'd get a definite A+ in chewiness and softness.

And not only straight from the oven but they'll stay soft and chewy for a couple days after--assuming of course that you can get them to stick around that long.

1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl cream sugars and butter then add vanilla and egg. Once those are mixed in add the dry ingredients through salt and mix slightly. Add the nuts and mix until sufficiently combined.

Drop the dough by heaping teaspoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet (you should be able to get around 32 cookies, that's what I get) and bake for 12 minutes.

And don't forget the milk!

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Megan@SortaCrunchy said...

Oh, Michelle! You know how to get a pregnant mama motivated to do some baking! These sound divine.

cheeky said...

I love both coconut and macadamias, mmhhh yummy! I only like chewy bisquits as well so these will be a must have for me to try.

An Ordinary Mom said...

Milk and cookies ... yum!

eve said...

I think everything I love about a cookie is in this recipe! YUM! My mouth is watering!

sara - The Estrogen Files said...

OldestGirl is sitting here with me, reading over my shoulder (the brat) and drooled looking at your recipe! We're gonna try it this weekend.

Corrie said...

I made these - yum! Thanks for the recipe, I love trying different things.

flash said...

Okay you've got my attention. My favorite cookies are soft and chewy. One can't be without the other. For the cookies to stay soft and chewy after being out of the oven for a while is a plus.

:: Suzanne :: said...


Have you linked this to the Recipe Round-up? It's dessert theme this month.

Karen said...

Michelle, Thanks for sharing this scrumptious mouth is watering just thinking about them! Also, thanks for adding it to our Recipe Round Up!

ellen b said...

Those look scrumptious. I'm so glad I checked back to see if anymore recipes appeared!