DAY 2: German Chocolate Cake Cookies
Soft, chewy cookies with the great flavors of a traditional German chocolate cake covered in coconut pecan icing. All in a compact hand-held package.
German Chocolate Cake Cookies
—————–(recipe from Food Network)
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 375°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone liners.
Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
Using an electric mixer, beat together butter and both sugars. Mix in eggs and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips, coconut, and pecans.
Drop tablespoons of dough onto prepared baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.
Makes about 4 dozen cookies.