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Dark Chocolate Coconut Cookies

By: chrislori
Makes: 2 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup golden yellow sugar, or brown sugar
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened dried coconut
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 ½ cups semi sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Using a stand mixer or handheld beaters, cream the butter and sugar on high speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg until incorporated.
  • Add pure vanilla extract extract to combine.
  • In a medium bowl, sift the flour, coconut, cocoa powder and salt to combine.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture until combined.
  • Add the chocolate chips until combined.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop or clean hands, dole out 2 inch round balls of batter evenly spaced on baking sheets, a dozen per sheet. Flatten each cookie with fork dipped in warm water if so desired.
  • Bake in oven for 11-14 minutes, depending on how hot your oven is, turning pans halfway through. 9. Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheets, then transfer to container or right into your mouth! Serve with an ice cold glass of milk.