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German Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Course: Dessert
Total Time: Under 1 Hour
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Moderate
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German Chocolate Cookies

Photo by: Joseph DeLeo

Coconut, pecans, oatmeal and dark chocolate in a rich chocolate cookie just about covers my criteria for a bombshell cookie!

Yield: Makes 3 dozen

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal
  • 1/3 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven 350°F. Coat baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.

2. In mixing bowl, beat together butter and oil. Add brown sugar, mixing until creamy Add egg, vanilla and coconut extract, mixing well.

3. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and cocoa, Add to creamed mixture, mixing well.

4. Stir in remaining ingredients. Drop by rounded teaspoons on baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are just firm.

© 2010 Holly Clegg

Nutritional information per cookie:
Calories 84
Calories from fat 43%
Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 8mg
Sodium 28mg
Carbohydrate 11g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 6g
Protein 6g
Dietary Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 1 fat


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