German Chocolate Cookies

Holly Clegg
  • Yield: 3 dozen


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. Coat baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In mixing bowl, beat together butter and oil. Add brown sugar, mixing until creamy. Add egg, vanilla and coconut extract, mixing well.
  3. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and cocoa. Add to creamed mixture, mixing well.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients. Drop by rounded teaspoons on baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are just firm.
Recipe reprinted with permission from Holly Clegg’s Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age (2010). 

Nutritional Info *per serving

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