I’m a stay at home mom of four boys. I love all things creative. From refinishing furniture, to making jewelry, to thrifty decorating, to crochet, to quilting. . . I like to try it all. Oh, and we are trying to adopt a baby girl, so I also try my hand at sewing girly clothes, and making mountains of hair clips and bows. And I also love to cook. And blog about all of it. That’s one of the reasons I like Ashlee so much. Both of us are what I’ve heard referred to as ADD crafters. Can’t just stick to one thing when there are so many great things to try! 🙂
Today I’m going to share a cookie recipe with you. I kind of have a cookie fetish. Love making them. Love eating them. I always have a batch of frozen cookie dough balls (or cookies) in my freezer. You just never know when you’re going to need a cookie, and I like to be prepared! I tried this recipe for Coconut Chocolate Chip cookies last week, and they were a huge hit with my family. Next time I might try toasting the coconut first, because I love the taste of toasted coconut. Either way, these are fabulous if you like coconut and chocolate like we do at my house!
- 1 cup butter soft
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 1/2 tsp coconut extract
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1 cup flaked coconut
- 2 cups chocolate chips
- Cream butter and sugar.
- Beat in eggs and coconut extract.
- Stir in dry ingredients, then coconut and chips.
- Drop by rounded spoonfuls on lightly greased cookie sheet.
- Bake at 375° for 9-10 minutes or till lightly browned.
Thanks so much for having me Ashlee! I hope some of you will hop on over to say hello. I love making new bloggy friends!
Don’t those cookies look terrific??? I’ve been craving baked goods ALL week, but can’t stand actually baking them. I wish Kara lived closer so I could head over. If you check out her blog she ALWAYS has some amazing baked good! Every week when I see her newest recipe I add it to my recipe collection. I don’t think she’s made a single thing I didn’t want to try! I remember the good old days when I had that too… I used to keep frozen cookie dough balls (I wish I had some right now) but my husband would eat them all (a quadruple batch) in a month and gained 60 lbs in just 3 months! So I had to quit doing that (Plus it totally made me all frustrated when I’d go to cook a few cookies and the batch would be gone! Grrr).
Anyway, in addition to her amazing recipes she is also an incredible crafter! So drop by and give her lots of love!