Dec 4, 2010

German Chocolate Cookies

Growing up I remember my mom loving German chocolate cake and I didn't think it was great. I thought the icing was too gooey and I just...didn't like it. I didn't need a better reason than that. ;) But now I'm much wiser (ha!) and have come to realize that the combination of coconut, chocolate, and nuts is genius. These three items together make for a delicious cake and for an even more delicious, portable cookie!

I found this recipe some time ago in Better Homes & Gardens. It even survived when I cleaned out all my recipes so I knew that I better make them. These are a good alternative to your standard chocolate chip/peanut butter/oatmeal cookie. Definitely a big hit around here.

The original recipe called for flax seed meal, and while this is probably something that I could incorporate into our diet, I didn't want to buy this ingredient just for these cookies. After just a little research, I realized that if I left that out, I would need more butter. The cookies turned out just fine with this substitution.

German Chocolate Cookies
adapted from Better Homes and Gardens

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, at room temperature
3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/8 tsp. salt
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
2/3 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3 oz. bittersweet chocolate chips, roughly chopped
1/3 coconut
1/3 cup chopped pecans (or walnuts), toasted
Chopped pecans or walnuts
Flaked coconut

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a large bowl, beat butter butter on medium high speed for 30 seconds. Scrape down and add brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat until well combined.
3. Beat in eggs, one at a time, and vanilla.
4. Stir in flour, oats, and cocoa powder. Add chopped chocolate, coconut, and nuts.
5. On an ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded teaspoons, two inches apart. Top with coconut and nuts, if desired.
6. Bake for 7-10 minutes or until tops and edges are set. Let cool on cookie sheet before transferring to rack to fully cool.


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Those look AMAZING!! I love German Chocolate cake. You should add this recipe to my Monday recipe link!

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