Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tags: Cookies

  • Prep Time: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Ready Time: 90 min
  • Yield: 4 dozen

Ingredients

COOKIES

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup oats (quick, uncooked)
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup (6 oz. pkg.) semi-sweet chocolate chips

CHOCOLATE COATING

  • 1 cup (6 oz. pkg.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 375°F. Spray baking sheets with no-stick cooking spray.

COOKIES

  • COMBINE 1 cup shortening, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla in bowl of electric mixer; beat at medium speed until well blended.
  • COMBINE flour, salt and baking soda in medium bowl. Add gradually to shortening mixture at low speed. Beat until well blended. Stir in oats, coconut and 1 cup chocolate chips with spoon. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.
  • BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets; transfer to cooling racks to cool completely.

CHOCOLATE COATING

  • PLACE 1 cup chocolate chips and 2 teaspoons shortening in microwave-safe bowl or measuring cup. Heat on MEDIUM (50% power) 1 minute. Stir; repeat until smooth. Spread thin coating of melted chocolate on back of each cookie. Place upside down on waxed paper to allow coating to harden.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 cookie), Calories 130 (Calories from Fat 60), Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 80mg, Total Carbohydrate 16g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 10g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.