Coconut Dreams Cookies Recipe

These Coconut Dreams Cookies are really perfect for all those Christmas cookie platters and as a food gift this season.

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Seriously, since they are filled with mounds of coconut and little bits of chocolate, these little coconut dream cookies are like a dream come true. Especially to the coconut lover. Thankfully, that’d be the Mister.

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Any dessert with coconut definitely gets his attention. From Coconut Cream PieCoconut Cake, to these little coconut cookies, coconut treats are favorites of his. And it sure is easy to understand why.

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Luckily, these little coconut cookies couldn’t be easier to make. They are simply mixed together with an electric mixer, dropped onto the baking sheet and baked until golden brown. That’s it. Nothing fancy here. But boy, oh boy do they taste extra special.

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Here’s my Coconut Dreams Cookies recipe. Make them soon for the coconut lover in your life! They’ll thank ya for them.

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Coconut cookies make a for a favorite of holiday cookie recipes. These Coconut Dream Cookies are filled with mounds of coconut, chocolate, and use coconut oil.
Serves: 20 cookies
  • ½ cup firm coconut oil or shortening
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  1. Preheat oven to 325º F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or a non-stick baking mat.
  2. Cream together the coconut oil (or shortening) and sugar until light and fluffy with an electric mixer. Mix in the egg and vanilla. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix into the shortening and sugar mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and coconut flakes.
  3. Drop cookie dough by the tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets, leaving about 1½-inches between each cookie. Bake for 12-15 minutes until the cookies have turned lightly brown and are set. Allow to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.


Happy Cookie Making!
Robyn xo

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A seventh generation Southern wife and mom who loves to share simple, fresh, and scrumptious recipes the whole family will enjoy.


  1. 1

    These cookies are heavenly!! My husband loved them, as did another friend. I am making them again this weekend for a cookie swap. This is one cookie recipe that’s a keeper!

  2. 2

    This is my first time trying the cookie and it is great. Friends and Family loved it

  3. 3

    I made these during the holidays for a party and the plate was cleared right away. They came out flatter than yours but taste was not compromised. Great recipe because I always have these ingredients in hand.

  4. 4

    Four words. Absolutely Delicious:-) Thanks Robyn:-)

  5. 5

    Can I add coconut extract to the shortening if I don’t have firm coconut oil? Can’t wait to make these:-)

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