Oaty Coconut Cookies

Oaty Coconut Cookies


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About this recipe: These cookies are chewy, sweet and oh-so-moreish. They are flavoured with coconut, oats, pecans and jelly drops. Enjoy with a big mug of tea or coffee.


Makes: 5 dozen

  • 200g margarine
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 220g dark brown soft sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 250g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 75g desiccated coconut
  • 160g porridge oats
  • 110g chopped pecans
  • 2 (85g) packets jelly drops, such as Silver Spoon, chopped

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:28min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease baking trays.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Stir in the coconut, oats, pecans and jelly drops. Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Place the cookies 5cm apart onto the baking trays. Gently flatten cookies using a fork dipped in flour.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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