Cookie Emergency

Oh, what to do when one runs out of cookies for the hubster's lunch!!

I hunted through the cupboards, trying to determine what ingredients were on hand... what kind of cookies could I possibly bake??

AND it had to be a quick and easy recipe too. I don't have much time in the evenings once I get home from work.

And so I found it... the easiest and yummiest coconut cookie recipe ever! Very chewy and very coconutty. Try it. If you like coconut, you're going to love these.

Since I modified the recipe I found, I think I can give it any name I choose.
pffffft! *tongue sticking out*

Oz Girl's "Coco for Coconut" Cookies
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened
1-1/4 cups sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp coconut extract
1 cup to 1-1/2 cup coconut

Mix dry ingredients together in separate bowl. Cream the butter and sugar together in large bowl; add eggs and extracts and mix well. Stir in dry ingredients and then add coconut. Drop from teaspoon on greased baking sheet, or baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned around edges.

Tip #1: You can sprinkle a wee bit of colored sugar on the cookies before you bake them, for a more festive look. I left half of mine plain, the other half decorated.

Tip #2: I'll bet if you added white chocolate chips, they would be heavenly!

Warning: I couldn't keep my hands out of the cookie dough. This is THEE BEST cookie dough.


  1. I'm not a big coconut fan, but my husband would love these!

  2. They sound yummy. I think I'll give them a try. I love cookies better than cake or pie.

  3. Ooh, I love coconut - but only in cookies or pie. :D

  4. I'm licking my lips and chewing already!!!

  5. If only I wasn't trying to lose weight for the xmas parties!!!
    I will copy and paste and make these in the New Year!
    Thanks xxx

  6. You baked cookies just for the hubbie's lunch? I'm sure that's one of the many reasons he loves you and I get the benefit too with the recipe - yummy :)

  7. Am I the only one who thought you were going to pull out some of those doggie cookies and sprinkle a little powdered sugar on them?

  8. My husband loves coconut. I think I'll make these for Christmas when I make my other goodies. Thanks for the recipe.

  9. They sound like winners-gonna make them this weekend. I'm sure they will be a bit hit with hubby's lunch too. Great way to make do with whatchya got!

  10. Easy and coconut go together well in my books, thanks!!


  11. Oh - they sound delicious! I love coconut...

  12. Ok, sounds good and easy, I will have to try this.
    My mister is the one who bakes the cookies maybe I will have these done when he gets home today.
    Bad girl, you made me bake today!!!

  13. I love.... love.. coconut! Gonna try these!

  14. I can't wait to try this...thanks for sharing Susan!

    Big kiss for you!

  15. That husband of yours is one lucky man!!!!