For the dark chocolate toasted coconut cookies, I chose large dark chocolate chips. Because let’s face it, why would you use the small chips when there are large ones available? Why on Earth would you use small ones?
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For the toasted coconut, I bought some toasted coconut ones from Trader Joes. They have been dusted with sugar and toasted so they are crispy and sweet. I eat them by the bag full while I’m sitting in front of the TV watching Bravo Housewives.
I can put down a bag in no time! Usually before the first commercial break.
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You are going to love these cookies! They remind me of an Almond Joy candy bar, without the almonds. Okay, so I guess they remind me of a Mounds bar. Sorry for the lapse in candy bar specifics. Connor said that they remind him of an Almond Joy but without the nuts so I guess it just stuck with me. Whatever they remind you of, they are good! Perfect warm out of the oven and washed down with a glass of ice-cold milk!
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- 1 batch of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ((minus the chocolate chips) *See below)
- 1 cup toasted coconut
- 2 cups dark chocolate chips
- Mix cookie dough, chocolate chips, and toasted coconut together by hand.
- That way you don't break up the coconut.
- Chill the dough for at least an hour.
- When ready to bake, shape dough into large tablespoon sized balls.
- Place on parchment lined cookie sheet.
- Bake at 375 for 9 minutes or until edges start to turn golden brown.
- Remove from oven and let sit on the baking sheet for another 10 minutes before you move to a cooling rack.
- Cool and store in an airtight container for up to 4 days. I bet they don't last that long!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 30 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 79Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 14mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 1g
This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.
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