After hours of searching for the perfect gifting Christmas cookie, I landed on these classic chocolate chip loaded with coconut, pecans, oats, and cinnamon. At this point, you probably don't need any more convincing that this cookie is insanely delicious. Even better, it's virtually foolproof—overcooking by a minute or two (guilty!) won't ruin the recipe.
In its original form, this recipe makes giant, scone-like Levain Bakery style cookies—¼ cup batter allocation per each. I wanted more of a two-bite cookie, so I cut the recipe and cookie size by one-third, which I’ve reflected below. Now, you are free to eat more than one :) —KvellintheKitchen
What You'll Need
all purpose flour
stick butter, at room temperature
packed light brown sugar
semisweet chocolate chips
old fashioned rolled oats
cup unsweetened flake coconut/coconut chips
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in bowl.
In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer at medium speed until smooth and creamy. Gradually beat in sugars, and combine thoroughly.
Add egg, beat into batter. Beat in vanilla.
Stir in flour mixture until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips, oats, coconut and pecans.
For each cookie, drop a heaping tablespoon of dough onto ungreased baking sheets, spacing 3 inches apart.
Bake for 13 to 15 minutes, until edges are lightly browned; rotate sheets halfway through. Remove cookies from rack to cool.