Coconut Chews Cookie Recipe

The coconut chews cookie recipe is another family favorite. These cookies combine coconut and butter to produce a great rich flavor.


2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup (packed) brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/2 cups shredded coconut

Large bowl
Medium bowl
Cookie sheets

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and baking soda; set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl, with an electric mixer set at medium speed, beat together butter and sugars until creamy.
Step 4: Add eggs and vanilla extract, and continue to beat until mixed.
Step 5: Gradually add flour mixture, scraping down sides, beat until well mixed.
Step 6: Stir in coconut.
Step 7: Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Step 8: Bake 9-13 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Immediately transfer cookies to cooling surface.

Makes about 50 cookies.