German Chocolate Chip Cookies

Me + You = True Love
That’s exactly how I feel about these cookies.  Happy early Valentine’s Day to me!  I have been smitten with my favorite chocolate chip cookies for a while and I wasn’t sure that anything could ever take their place…until now.
I also adore German Chocolate Cake, so it was quite obviously attracted love at first sight – chocolate, coconut and pecans = unbelievably delicious, especially fresh from the oven.

And…oh my goodness…I used Ghiradelli Milk Chocolate Chips to make these.  I think they really made these cookies, not to mention they’re twice the size of every other chocolate chip I’ve seen.  Amazing!

German Chocolate Chip Cookies
by Becca {Crumbs and Chaos}
Keywords: bake dessert chocolate coconut pecans cookie

Ingredients (about 4 1/2 dozen)
  • 1 cup BUTTER, softened
  • 1/2 cup SUGAR
  • 1 cup BROWN SUGAR, packed
  • 1 teaspoon VANILLA EXTRACT
  • 2 EGGS
  • 1 3/4 cups FLOUR
  • 1/2 cup COCOA
  • 1 teaspoon BAKING SODA
  • 1 teaspoon SALT
  • 1 1/2 cups SHREDDED COCONUT
Preheat oven to 350°.
Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix until well combined.
Add flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Stir until everything is fully incorporated. Mix in chocolate chips, pecans and coconut.
Put tablespoon sized balls of dough on cookie sheets and bake for 10-12 minutes.
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*I just mentioned the Ghiradelli Chips because I really loved them, this isn’t a sponsored post.

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  1. Mary Perkins says

    well, not exactly sure how to do this but am trying to leave a comment for the spatula giveaway ( I know, my kids remind me I am computer challenged sometimes,lol )
    My favorite cookie would have to be a copycat samoa, but this looks mighty good!

  2. says

    Hi Becca,
    These are great looking cookies, sure wish I had one right now. Thank you so much for sharing with our 1st Anniversary Party at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week end and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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