Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Toasted Coconut, Toffee, and Chocolate Chip Cookies

These. Are. Wonderful. Could be my new favorite cookie! I doubled the recipe so Colin could take some to share with the other officers. I hear it didn't take long for them to disappear. The picture and recipe are from Two Peas & Their Pod.

Toasted Coconut, Toffee, and Chocolate Chip Cookies
Makes 2 dozen


1 cup flaked sweetened coconut
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
1 large egg
1 cup Heath toffee bits
3/4 cup chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and arrange coconut in a single layer on the pan. Bake for 5-7 minutes or until coconut is lightly toasted, stirring once. Set coconut aside to cool.
2. Line another baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat and set aside. Whisk together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt in a medium bowl.
3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, add brown sugar and butter. Beat at medium speed until creamy and smooth, about two minutes. Beat in vanilla extract, coconut extract, and egg. Slowly add dry ingredients and mix until combined. Stir in toasted coconut, toffee bits, and chocolate chips.
4. Drop spoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until cookies start to brown around the edges. Remove from pan, and cool completely on wire racks.


  1. These look fabulous! I might just have to try them! :)

  2. These sound yummy! They're going in my recipe list for sure!

  3. I love your recipes, these look totally delicious.

  4. It has all my favorite ingredients, coconut, toffe and chocolate chips!

  5. These look really yummy! :)

    Just wanted to let you know that I gave you the Versatile Blogger award over on my blog. You can find it here: http://little-bit-of-wonderful.blogspot.com/2012/01/thank-you-maureen-versatile-blogger.html

    Take care, dear :)