Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Oatmeal, Coconut and Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Dec 15, 2014

Oatmeal, Coconut and Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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Delicious, chewy cookies that are ready in a snap! Perfect for lunches, snack time or bake sales!

I have a new fabulous cookie recipe for you today! These Oatmeal, Coconut and Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies are chewy, tasty and so easy to make! I'm not a huge chocolate fan, so I love that I used mini chocolate chips in this recipe. The touch of chocolate in each bite is perfect with the oatmeal and coconut. 

These cookies would be a great addition to your Christmas cookie rotation, or whenever you feel like eating something sweet. My daughter and I both love a homemade chai tea latte and some cookies, especially when it's cold outside. 

Which is often, too often here in Minnesota. That's when it's time to turn on the oven, warm up the house and get some cookies baking. Then relax and eat them with our mug of tea. We love those moments when we're hibernating from the cold, enjoying the time together. She's only 7 right now, but I can only imagine that we'll be doing this when she's 17 too!

I promised a picture of our Christmas tree, so here it is! We're especially excited since this our first full size tree. We've always lived in apartments, but last December we purchased our house from Habitat for Humanity, so this our first real Christmas in our home! So much to be thankful for! :)

On to the recipe! Enjoy!

Oatmeal, Coconut and Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies (click here to print)
3 dozen cookies

What you need:
2 sticks butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup old fashioned oats
1/2 cup sweetened coconut flakes
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars with a mixer until fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla, beat for another 1-2 minutes.

Sift together the flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Then add to batter half at a time, mixing until just combined. Stir in the oats, coconut and chocolate chips until combined. Using a cookie scooper, place dough 1 inch apart on parchment lined cookie sheets. 

Bake for 11-12 minutes, then cool on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container.

On the blog... one year ago: Italian Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Two years ago: Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Three years ago: Salt and Vinegar Broiled Fingerling Potatoes

This recipe is shared at: Memories by the MileInside BruCrew LifeLove Bakes Good CakesA Dish of Daily LifeThe Better Baker


  1. Yum! These sound delicious. Thanks for sharing! :)

  2. These flavor combo are awesome! Pinned.

  3. This cookie sounds yummy! Oatmeal and chocolate are my favorite!
    Congratulations on your first big Christmas tree in your new home!

  4. These cookies sound delicious, love oatmeal and chocolate together!

  5. This is one of my favorite flavor combinations!! YUM!

  6. Your tree is beautiful and so are these cookies! They look so soft and chewy, too. Have a wonderful Christmas in your new home!

  7. I am in such a cookie making mood! These look great!

  8. I love that you made these mini size and that there is coconut in them. Yum!

  9. That's just a winning combo of flavors! Love it all!

  10. My daughter is 8, and I also see things I think we will probably still enjoy doing when she is a teenager Love this cookie recipe. Thanks for sharing.

  11. I love your tree! It looks so pretty. I also like this cookie recipe!

  12. Goodness gracious I love the holidays for all of the yummy treat and cookie recipes I get! These look tasty and I LOVE that you used mini chocolate chips. I LOVE anything mini!!

  13. coconut, oatmeal and chocolate, doesn't get much tastier than that! These look divine!

  14. Cute tree, Sheena! I love mini cookies because then I can eat more ;)

  15. absolutely love coconut and chocolate and really love them together :)

  16. Yum! I never got any baking done before the holidays (*hangs head in shame) but hoping to before New Year's! Pinning!


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