Chewy Coconut Cookie Recipe
2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/3 cup unbleached all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 pound sweetened shredded coconut
1. preheat oven to 375 degrees
Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper
2. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, sugar, and vanilla with an electric mixer on med. speed. This should be light and fluffy.
Beat in the eggs, one at a time, scraping the bowl as you add the eggs. Add the flour and baking soda until fully combined
3. Fold in the coconut by hand. Drop the dough by the spoonful about 2 inches apart on the cookie sheets
4. Bake for 15 minutes, rotating pans halfway through baking.
The cookies are done when the edges are golden brown.
Let cool completely before serving