• 2 1/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup White Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Butter or Margarine

  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract

  • 1/2 cup Sweetened Shredded Coconut
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Nuts)
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips (or butterscotch chips, or mini smarties, etc.)


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.


  • In medium bowl, wisk together flour, salt and baking soda.
  • In large bowl, combine sugars, and softened/melted butter or margarine. Beat well till creamy.
    NOTE: Do not use melted butter that is very hot, as it will start to cook ingredients before going into the oven, as this changes the texture of the dough.
  • And eggs and vanilla extract, and beat until smooth.
  • Add half the flour mixture and mix well, then repeat with the remaining.
  • Fold in coconut, nuts and chocolate/butterscotch chips or mini smarties.
  • Drop on ungreased cookie sheets using spoons.
  • Bake at 300 degrees F for 22 minutes or until bottom of cookies turn golden brown.
  • Remove from cookie sheets when still warm to cool on racks.

© Carey Hildebrand
"The illusion of simplicity is the magnet of the idiot." --- Carey