Coconut, Cherry, and Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Coconut Cherry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
30 cookies


  • ¼ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • cup granulated sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup rolled oats

  • ½ cup flaked coconut

  • 2 ounce dark chocolate, finely chopped (1/3 cup)

  • ¼ cup snipped dried cherries or cranberries

  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts, toasted*


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined. Beat in flour just until combined. Stir in oats, coconut, chocolate, dried cherries, and walnuts (dough may be a little crumbly).

  2. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake about 10 minutes or just until edges are set. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer to a wire rack; cool completely.


Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

*Toasting Nuts:

To toast whole or coarsely chopped nuts, spread them in a single layer in a shallow pan. Bake the nuts in a 350°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes, shaking the pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

94 Calories
4g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 94
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 52mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 52mg 1%
Folate, total 8.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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