German Chocolate Cookies

  • Yield: 3


2tablespoons butter
1/4cup canola oil
3/4cup light brown sugar
1 egg
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1teaspoon coconut extract
1cup all-purpose flour
1/2teaspoon baking soda
1/4cup cocoa
1cup old-fashioned oatmeal
1/3cup flaked coconut
1/3cup chopped pecans
1/3cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven 350F. Spray baking sheet with nonstick spray.
  2. Beat together butter and oil, then add brown sugar, and mix until creamy. Add in egg, vanilla and coconut extract, and continue to mix well.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, and cocoa. Combined with creamed mixture and mix until smooth.
  4. Add in remaining ingredients. Drop teaspoon size portions onto baking sheet and bake until firm, usually 8-10 minutes.
Recipe reprinted with permission from Too Hot in the Kitchen (Holly Clegg, 2010). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 84
  • Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 8mg
  • Sodium 28mg
  • Carbohydrate 11g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 6g
  • Protein 6g