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cookie [koo k-ee]
noun
1. a small cake made from stiff, sweet dough rolled and sliced or dropped by spoonfuls on a large, flat pan (cookie sheet) and baked.
2. Informal. dear; sweetheart (a term of address, usually connoting affection).

by Susan Andrews

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

(My inspiration: Friday Is Cake Night)

Ingredients

     1/2 cup butter, softened
     1 cup brown sugar, light or dark
     3 Tbsp sugar
     1 egg
     1 tsp vanilla
     1/2 tsp baking powder
     1/2 tsp baking soda
     1 tsp salt
     1 3/4 cups flour
     2 cup chocolate chips (if you like less chocolaty cookies then reduce to 1 cup)
     3/4 cup flaked coconut, sweetened or unsweetened

Preheat oven to 375
Spray 2 baking sheets with cooking spray

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add salt, baking soda, baking powder and vanilla. Mix. Add egg and beat until well combined. Add flour and beat on lowest speed to combine. Add chocolate chips and coconut. Beat on lowest speed to combine.

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Using a cookie scoop or a spoon drop rounded dollops of dough onto prepared baking sheets. 12 per sheet.

Place in preheated oven and bake for 12 minutes.

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Remove from oven and transfer to work surface to cool.

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

I used a plastic cutting board for cooling.

Repeat until dough is gone. This made 30 smallish cookies for me. Next time I hope to have almonds on hand!

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Super chocolaty, chewy goodness!

Melanie Benjamin The Aviator's Wife

The perfect companion to a cold glass of milk, a fresh cup of joe and a good read!