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100% Whole Wheat Chewy Oatmeal Coconut Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 dozen
Author Heidi @ Food Doodles


  • 3/4 C butter
  • 1 1/2 C brown sugar or palm sugar/sucanat
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 C white whole wheat or whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 C unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 C old fashioned rolled oats


  1. Beat the butter and sugar together. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix well.
  2. In a separate bowl mix together the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix together.
  3. Beat the flour into the butter. When combined, stir in the coconut and oats.
  4. Cover the dough and refrigerate until firm, at least 1-2 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
  6. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 9-11 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges and on top.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool on the baking sheet 10-15 minute before carefully moving them onto a cooling rack.