Crispy Coconut Cookies stacked

Crispy Coconut Cookies

These Coconut Cookies are a classic cookie recipe made with rolled oats and coconut flakes. They are the perfect addition to your next cookie exchange!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas cookie recipe, coconut cookies, cookie exchange recipe, crispy cookie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 45
Calories 106kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 2 sticks Butter softened
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Light brown sugar packed
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 ½ cups Flour
  • 1 ¼ cups Rolled oats
  • ½ teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¾ cup Flaked coconut unsweetened


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In the bowl of your mixer cream together butter, sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  • Add the egg and continue mixing until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl combine flour, oats, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and coconut in another bowl
  • Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, mixing as you go, until well mixed.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place them 2 inches apart on greased or lined cookie sheet.
  • About 9 per sheet. They spread A LOT.
  • Flatten the balls with a fork.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F. for about 8 minutes or until light brown.
  • Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool for 2 minutes on the cookie sheet.
  • Then remove them from the cookie sheet and let them finish cooling on a cooling rack.
  • Store in tight container until ready to eat.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 38mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.4mg