Bake or Break Recipes

German Chocolate Cake Cookies

December 29th, 2011 · No Comments

Recipe adapted from Food Network. Read more at Bake or Break.

  • 2 & 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 375°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone liners.

Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

Using an electric mixer, beat together butter and both sugars. Mix in eggs and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips, coconut, and pecans.

Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

This recipe can be made into bars by pressing the dough into a buttered 8-inch square baking pan. Bake 20-25 minutes.

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