Sunday, February 16, 2014

My Favorite Cookie


My Favorite Cookie--now a heading like that will get my attention. I love cookies and have been making cookies for about 50 years. That is a lot of cookies! 
When Mel at My Kitchen Cafe said  this Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookie was her favorite cookie I had to give it a closer look.It certainly had possibilities--it contained all the ingredients that make a yummy cookie. I made a few changes My Favorite Cookie has nuts, less coconut, a mixture of milk chocolate and semi sweet chips. I made it and declared--it is my new favorite cookie!

My Favorite Cookie
1 cup old fashioned oatmeal
2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butter, softened
1 1/4 cups brown sugar (250 grams)
1/2 cup dark brown sugar (100 grams)
2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
3/4 cup coconut
3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans
3/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup milk chocolate chips
Put oatmeal, flour, salt and baking soda in a food processor. Pulse several times until coarse. In a stand mixer beat butter until creamy, add sugars and beat 2 minutes, add eggs and vanilla and beat 2 minutes. Slowly add flour mixture and mix until just blended. Stir in coconut, pecans and chocolate chips. Use a Pampered Chef medium scoop and scoop cookie dough on a parchment lined sheet. Bake at 350 for about 13 minutes until cookie is set and light brown. Cool on cookie sheet for several minutes and then on a cooling rack. Makes 3-4 dozen cookies. Serve with a tall glass of cold milk. Share...or you will overeat!
Next time I make this cookie I just might add white chocolate chips to the mix.
Printable recipe

5 comments:

Nedra said...

I am going to make these today! They look like they could end up to be my favorite cookie, too :)

Rebekah said...

I've seen Mel's post and thought about trying them several times....I just haven't because my husband isn't a fan of oats in chocolate chip cookies. Oh, and he doesn't like nuts or coconut either. So I'd probably end up eating WAY more than my share of these...because I think they sound AMAZING!

Danelle M said...

I love Mel's recipes, so I know these are delicious! Think I'll try the mixture of chocolate chips like you did!

Debra Eliotseats said...

There is nothing better than a little chocolate in oatmeal cookies!

Deb@CookingOnTheFrontBurner said...

Hi Cindy, I love all the ingredients in this cookie and it would be my favorite!!