Coconut Sandwich Cookies

Coconut Sandwich Cookies
Yield: 2 dozen sandwich cookies Prep 40 mins Bake 375°F 10 mins per batch

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened, flaked coconut
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups semisweet chocolate morsels, melted

Make It

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In shallow baking pan, spread coconut evenly and toast, stirring twice, until lightly golden, 4 to 6 minutes. Cool coconut.

2. In small bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. In large bowl, with electric mixer on medium, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla; stir in flour and coconut until blended.

3. Arrange level teaspoonfuls of dough about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets, and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden. Cool cookies on sheets 1 minute. Transfer to wire racks; cool completely. Repeat with remaining dough.

4. Sandwich with melted chocolate.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 158, Fat, total (g): 9, carb. (g): 20, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.