Chewy Coconut Oatmeal Cookies
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Ingredients
  • ½ c coconut oil, chilled
  • ½ c vegan butter
  • 2 c sugar
  • 1 Tbsp molasses
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp coconut extract
  • ¼ c applesauce
  • 2 c flour
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2½ c rolled oats, pulsed in a food processor to the texture of quick oats
  • 1½ c unsweetened shredded coconut
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, cream together oil, butter, sugar, and molasses.
  2. Beat in extracts and applesauce.
  3. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.
  4. Beat dry mixture into wet
  5. Fold in oats and coconut until well incorporated. Dough will be stiff.
  6. Refrigerate dough for at least 1 hour, or overnight. Dough will be stiff.
  7. Preheat oven to 350F.
  8. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  9. Scoop balls of dough by packing an ice cream scoop (or a scant ¼ cup).
  10. Flatten balls slightly and arrange on cookie sheet, spaced 3" apart.
  11. Bake 10-12 minutes, or until cookies are just starting to turn golden.
Recipe by Hell Yeah It's Vegan! at http://hellyeahitsvegan.com/chewy-coconut-oatmeal-cookies/