Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

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This recipe I kind of threw together in the kitchen a bit ago. I know people who don’t even like coconut in the slightest who enjoy these cookies. I even have this recipe published over at Food.com. It’s only been rated twice, but both of the people who have made and rated this recipe have given it five stars! YAY! 😛
So here you go, my Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies!


  • 1 cup unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla (imitation is fine as well)
  • ½ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 ½ cups oatmeal (rolled oats)
  • 1 ½ cups coconut sweetened or non (more or less to taste if you’d like)
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Beat butter and sugars together at High speed until fluffy.
  3. Add eggs and beat on medium speed until blended.
  4. Beat in vanilla, baking soda and salt until mixed in fully.
  5. Add flour and mix at low speed until blended.
  6. Stir in oats, coconut and chocolate using spoon.
  7. Arrange in mounds on baking sheets. Pat down if desired.
  8. Cook 12-14 minutes.
  9. Cool one minute before transferring to cooling rack.

Enjoy! I may attempt a lower sugar version of this recipe later. >.> I realize it is a bit heavy in the sugar department.

27 comments for “Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. March 2, 2012 at 1:54 pm

    I am always on the hunt for cookies with coconut in them! Yay!

    • aoikasan
      March 10, 2012 at 11:16 pm

      Yay! Hope you enjoy them!

  2. Jessica Ward
    May 5, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    I am usually not a coconut fan but I just had some coconut ice cream the other day and loved it …I think I might give these a try too…sounds so yummy! 🙂

    • aoikasan
      May 7, 2012 at 12:38 am

      They’re good, even to my not coconut loving oldest and ex! 😉 Perhaps you will enjoy them! The chocolate and oats do a good job of making the coconut less ‘in your face’ than they could be for sure. 🙂

  3. Amy Orvin
    August 12, 2012 at 11:08 am

    This recipe sounds simply divine. I love all these ingrediants and want to try these.


  4. Lisa Lugenbeel
    August 12, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    I am going to have to try this I love oatmeal cookies and these sound delish

  5. Liz
    August 12, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    These look fantastic! Will try ASAP!

  6. LAMusing
    December 9, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    I love cookies made with brown sugar – I’ll give these a try!

  7. Dorothy Boucher
    December 13, 2012 at 4:49 am

    this sounds so yummy am looking forward to making them more so eating them ,,heheh thanks for the share 😉

  8. Christina Strapp
    December 16, 2012 at 7:32 pm

    These sound yummy!!! I will be giving these a try!

  9. Dorothy Boucher
    January 11, 2013 at 6:48 am

    Yummy!! love coconut and so hard to find a good and easy recipes for cookies with coconut in them , Thanks for sharing 😉

    • aoikasan
      January 12, 2013 at 6:02 pm

      Hope you like them!

  10. lisa
    February 3, 2013 at 2:29 pm

    That was going to be my first comment. I don’t like coconut. Now I’m open to trying!

  11. MD Kennedy
    February 3, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    I used unsweetened cocnut and toasted it a bit beforehand – added a nice “crispiness” to the cookie!

  12. Tania B
    February 5, 2013 at 11:00 am

    Mmmmm, this sounds divine! I have to make these just for myself! Thanks for sharing

  13. Cindy Merrill
    February 10, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    SIGH.Just started the Weight Watcher’s points diet- I’m allowed 24 points daily- one of those yummy cookies would probably use up my allotment for the month.

    • aoikasan
      February 11, 2013 at 2:06 pm

      I did so badly on the Weight Watchers, points made it hard to want to eat. I’m sure it works wonders for some people though.
      Best of luck on it Cindy!

  14. Michael Lambert
    February 11, 2013 at 6:12 pm

    These sound really good and easy enough for me to make.

  15. C. McPheeters
    March 19, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    Sounds wonderful! Am always on the lookout for new cookie recipes! Going to try agave to lower the sugar content. Thanks!

  16. Peggy Greco
    March 24, 2013 at 11:38 pm

    I like to bake also. Thanks for sharing yummy cookie recipe.

  17. alena svetelska
    March 29, 2013 at 6:09 pm

    I love to bake specialy for my kids they r always asking me to make the cookies,i will try them tomorrow,hopefully wont eat whola batch by myself like i did last time LOL..thanks for great tip

  18. Debra C
    March 30, 2013 at 11:41 am

    These sound great! Love oatmeal and coconut.

  19. Peggy Greco
    March 30, 2013 at 10:32 pm

    Thanks for sharing this simple,yet scrumptious recipe with us. Happy Easter, too.

  20. Bobby Tarumi
    April 6, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    Good combination of delicious sweets. Coconut is a must. Thanks for the recipe!

  21. April 10, 2013 at 2:26 am

    This sounds like an awesome recipe! I love Coconut!
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  22. Amy N.
    April 10, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    I’m a huge fan of anything coconut, definitely will try these!

  23. Christina Strapp
    April 12, 2013 at 12:22 am

    I still need to try these! They look really good.

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