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Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Sea Salt

Chewy cookies with shredded coconut and chocolate chunks throughout, sprinkled with flaked sea salt for the perfect finishing touch.
Prep Time2 hrs 5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time2 hrs 17 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookie
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 1/4 C unsalted butter softened
  • 1/4 C granulated sugar
  • 6 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 C sweetened shredded coconut
  • 3/4 C all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate baking bar roughly chopped
  • Flaked sea salt

Instructions

  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together butter and sugars. Mix in egg and vanilla, followed by coconut, coarse sea salt, baking powder and baking soda. Scrape bowl as needed. Slowly add flour, mixing until smooth and all ingredients are fully incorporated. Stir in chopped semi-sweet chocolate by hand. Chill for at least 2-3 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment or a silicone baking mat.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop, scoop and place dough 2-inches apart on the prepared baking sheet. Lightly sprinkle with flaked sea salt. Bake for 11-12 minutes or until deep golden. Immediately transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Store cookies in an airtight container.

Notes

*Coarse sea salt and flaked sea salt are available in your grocers baking aisle or through the links above.
Adapted from Bon Appetit