Coconut, Chocolate and Cornflake Cookies

23 Dec 2014

Coconut, Chocolate and Cornflake Cookies

Coconut, chocolate, cornflake cookies


Are you sick of Christmas cookie recipes yet? Well, I have one more with you that will make Santa come bounding down your chimney for.



Coconut, chocolate, cornflake cookies


Even though this sounds like I just put everything in my pantry into a cookie, I am telling you, this turned out amazing. Because no one wants to eat the super tiny crumbs at the end of a Corn Flakes box. You may as well make cookies out of them.


Coconut, chocolate, cornflake cookies


And while it doesn't seem like I will make my quota of 60 cookie recipes this year, I still have time. I may as well try.

This is the kind of challenge that I love.


Coconut, chocolate, cornflake cookies


But these cookies!! They are soft and fluffy, and yet they still have some crunch to it because of the Corn Flakes. And the sweetness of these cookies from the chocolate and coconut cannot be beat.

So if you are still looking for a last minute gift idea, try out these cookies! They are unique, and you probably have all of the ingredients in your pantry!


Coconut, chocolate, cornflake cookies


Coconut, Chocolate and Cornflake Cookies
printable recipe

What you'll need:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup sweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup lightly crushed corn flakes
Directions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugars. Add in the egg and vanilla and mix until fully incorporated.
  3. Add in the salt, baking soda, baking powder, and flours and mix until just combined. Fold in coconut, chocolate chips and corn flakes.
  4. Drop small spoonfuls on a baking sheet, and bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes. 



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12 comments:

  1. I won't get sick of cookies at all..the only problem is that I eat too many and still want more! These cornflake cookies look awesome!
    Happy Holidays!
    Angie

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  2. I love the idea of coenflakes cookies , still have another holiday to go .
    Merry Christmas Catheleen ;-D

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  3. Cathleen, Santa is not going to leave your house. hee..hee... Merry Christmas!

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  4. Yum! I love salty sweet flavors, and the textures in these cookies must be amazing :)

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  5. I think you should call these Pantry Cookies. I love everything about them! Chocolatey, coconutty and crunchy.

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  6. I could practically hear the cornflake crunch as I was reading these, yum! :D Now I'm tempted to almost just buy cornflakes so that I can make these :D Totally counts as breakfast :P ;) x

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  7. I love sweet and salty treats! Love all the goodies you packed into these cookies, they look fabulous!

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  8. Love the cornflake crunch in these! Perfect for texture.

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  9. I've been seeing a lot of cornflake recipes lately, and I love it! These look so delicious, and I love the addition of the coconut!

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  10. What a fun idea to incorporate cereal into cookies :D Love love love it! These looks super yummy!! Pinned :D

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  11. I haven't bought cornflakes in forever, but I might just get a box to make these. They look so good!

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