Toasted-Coconut Drops

Toasted-Coconut Drops Mix in glass jar
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
33 mins
24 cookies


  • 1 cup regular rolled oats

  • ½ cup flaked coconut

  • ½ cup chopped pecans or walnuts

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • ¼ cup whole wheat flour

  • ¼ cup flaxseed meal


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a shallow baking pan. Spread oats, coconut, and nuts in the prepared baking pan. Bake about 10 minutes or until toasted and golden, stirring once. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

  2. In a 1-quart jar layer all-purpose flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, brown sugar, whole wheat flour, flaxseed meal, and oat mixture; fasten lid. Include directions for making cookies with gift.

To Make Cookies:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Pour the contents of the jar into a large bowl. Stir in 1 egg and 1/2 cup softened butter until combined. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 9 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool.

To Make Ahead:

Store jar of mix in a cool, dry place for up to 1 month.

To Store:

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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

80 Calories
3g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 80
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 81mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 32mg 1%
Folate, total 5.9mcg

*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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