I love the taste and flavor of coconut, so if you're a fan of it too - give this recipe a try. These are great with a big glass of iced tea.

1 stick margarine
1/2 C. unsweetened applesauce
1 C. brown sugar
1/2 C. sugar
2 eggs
2 T. honey (optional)
1/4 tsp. coconut extract
1 tsp. rum extract
1 3/4 C. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ginger
3 1/2 C. oats
1 C. coconut (toasted or untoasted)
1/2 C. almonds (sliced) or macadamian nuts

Preheat oven to 350. Beat together margarine, applesauce, sugars til creamy. Add in eggs, honey, and extracts, beat well. Add in combined flour, ginger, baking soda, stirring in slowly til all ingredients are well blended. Stir in oats, coconut, and nuts. Drop by rounded spoonful onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes, cool and store in airtight container.
Yield = 36-42 cookies
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2 Responses
  1. Precious Says:

    I LOVE coconut, so I will definitely be trying this recipe. Thanks for posting it!

  2. Amanda Says:

    This cookie recipe is making my mouth water! YUM! Definately a good treat for those of us suffering in the midwest right now.

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