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Coconut Cookies
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5 from 3 votes

Coconut Cookies

Do you love the sweet taste of Coconut? Well, this Coconut Cookies Recipe may even change the mind of someone who doesn't like coconut. These are so good and a perfect treat to share with your friends and family.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut cookie recipe
Servings: 24
Author: Jill


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sweetened flaked coconut


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, add butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar. Beat with an electric mixer on medium until creamed.
  • Add in the eggs, vanilla extract, and coconut extract if you’re using it. Mix on medium until the eggs are incorporated.
  • In a separate bowl, add in the flour, baking soda, and salt. Whisk to combine.
  • Add the dry ingredients and coconut to the wet ingredients. Beat until the flour is worked into the cookie dough.
  • Using a 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop the cookie dough onto the prepared cookie sheet leaving 1 1/2 inches between each dough ball.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 11 to 13 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  • Let cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack or paper towel to cool completely.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature.