I love coconut, but I am not a fan of chunks of it in my cookies! I love the tropical flavor and the how much fun it is to break one open. I also love Chocolate Chip cookies but you can only blog about the simple, yet delightful cookie so many times.
I was wandering through a little co-op type place in Randolph, Vermont when I found the solution to my cookie problem. Coconut Sugar?! As skeptical as I was, I bought it. I let it sit around for a week or so before I said, “What is the worst that can happen?” Fully knowing the answer I proceeded anyway. I mean, how terrible could it really be?
The cookies were amazing! The Coconut Sugar has the same effect as a brown sugar, and my cookies were buttery, crispy and chewy in the right places and an overall fantastic surprise.
So, you will need…
- 1 1/4 C. All Purpose Flour
- 1 tsp. Baking Soda
- 1/2 tsp. Salt
- 1/2 C. Butter, softened
- 1/2 C. Coconut Sugar
- 6 Tbsp. Granulated Sugar
- 1 Large Egg White
- 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
- 1/2 C. White Chocolate Chips, for the best flavor look for the white Chips that contain Cocoa Butter 😉
- 1/2 C. Dark Chocolate Chips
Here was my process…
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line two baking sheets with parchment.
- In a medium bowl sift together the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
- In a large bowl combine butter, coconut sugar, and granulated sugar. Beat with a wooden spoon until smooth. Feel free to use your mixer.
- Add the egg white and vanilla. Beat until well combined.
- Slowly add the dry ingredients in increments of your choosing until everything is well mixed.
- Stir in the chocolate chips.
- Drop spoonfuls of dough on to prepared baking sheets allowing 2 or so inches between each cookie for expansion.
- Bake cookies, one sheet at a time, at 350 degrees F for 10-13 minutes. Tops should be a rich golden brown, and somewhat firm to the touch.
- Let stand for around 5 minutes, then remove to cooling rack.
This is just a slight variation in ingredients, but a rather large variation in taste. served warm with a little Talenti ‘Sea Salt Caramel’ Gelato or maybe a nice glass of Cupcake ‘Angel Food’ wine, or a classic glass of cold milk… no matter what, you will not be disappointed.