Coconut Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

This coconut oatmeal cookie recipe adds just the right amount of coconut to give a refreshing tropical kick to the oatmeal cookie.


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup salted butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup flaked coconut

Large bowl
Medium bowl
Cookie sheet
Parchment paper

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
Step 3: In medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and rolled oats.
Step 4: In large bowl, with electric mixer, cream together shortening, butter and sugars.
Step 5: Add eggs and vanilla, blend well.
Step 6: Add dry mixture to wet mixture slowly, mixing well.
Step 7: Stir in flaked coconut.
Step 8: Drop from teaspoon on prepared cookie sheets 2 inches apart.
Step 9: Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
Step 10: Remove from oven, after 1 minute transfer cookies to cool on rack.

Makes 32 cookies.