Coconut Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

These coconut cookies with cream cheese frosting are soft, sweet, and insanely delicious. Coconut and cream cheese lovers will fall in love with these!

If you love chewy cookies with frosting, then you’re going to love this recipe! These are super easy to make, and the recipe makes about 15 cookies.


– all-purpose flour – kosher salt – baking soda – unsalted butter – coconut extract – granulated sugar – light brown sugar – vanilla extract – egg – sweetened coconut flakes

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix 1/2 cup of butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until well combined.

Add the egg, coconut extract, coconut flakes, and vanilla extract. Mix for 1 minute. Add the flour, salt, and baking soda and mix until the mixture turns into cookie dough.

Using a cookie scoop, drop the cookie dough onto the baking sheet and bake the cookies for 11-12 minutes. Allow them to cool completely before frosting.

Frost with cream cheese frosting and toasted coconut flakes, if desired and enjoy!

Tips and Recipe Variations

- The cookies are pretty sweet so don't add too much cream cheese frosting. - Add a bit of lemon juice or a pinch of salt to the cream cheese frosting if it’s too sweet.



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