Chewy, Delicious Oatmeal Raisin Coconut Cookies Recipe

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Looking for a fun healthy raisin recipe that steps outside the usual oatmeal raisin fare? I have a treat for you! Don’t get me wrong, I love a good oatmeal raisin cookie. Sometimes, though, I’m in the mood for something a little more exotic! This Oatmeal Raisin Coconut Cookies recipe is the perfect mix of healthy, tasty and out-of-the-ordinary. See how easy it is to make!

Related: Healthy Recipe: Whole Grain Chocolate Cookies

Healthy Raisin Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Coconut Cookies

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1  cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup  dried raisins
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened Coconut

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease or line a cookie sheet.

2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.

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3. Begin to add eggs, mixing well.

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4. In a separate bowl, lightly stir the oats, flour, baking soda, and salt.

5. Now slowly add the dry ingredients to wet ingredients, mixing well.

6. Once the batter is mixed stir in raisins and coconut.

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7. I then use a tablespoon to scoop out the dough onto the prepared baking sheet lightly rounded the cookie dough into a ball shape pat to flatten slightly.

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8. Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes, until lightly browned on the edges.

9. Let cool for a couple minutes on the pan, then remove cookies to a wire rack to cool.

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10. Enjoy!

See how easy it is to make a healthy raisin recipe? They’re so moist, chewy and delicious that everyone will be asking for more. These are perfect for serving with milk for the kids and tea for the grownups. Looking for more healthy cookie recipes? Try our Crepe Cookies!

 

 

For more delicious recipes featuring raisins for National Raisin Week, visit a few of my favorite blogs:

Do you have a favorite healthy raisin recipe? Share it in the comments!

31 thoughts on “Chewy, Delicious Oatmeal Raisin Coconut Cookies Recipe”

  1. I heard a girl said she wasn’t a fan of raisins & to try chocolate ships & I say add chocolate chips too. Boy that would be a mouthful huh? And yummy!!!

  2. Angelic Sinova

    Those Oatmeal Raisin Coconut Cookies look super yummy! I’ve never thought to add coconuts to cookies but it sounds very interesting <3

  3. shelly peterson

    These look so good! I love oatmeal raisin cookies but have never had them with coconut, I will have to try these.

  4. A. Elizabeth

    Great article! The cookies look delicious and healthy. Will show this article to a friend who loves baking. 🙂

  5. I love oatmeal raisin cookies. The kiddos will stay out of those because of the raisins. However, the hubby will eat them before I get a chance to. The secret weapon would be the coconut because he is not a fan! Finally a cookie that is mine all mine!

  6. Fi Ní Neachtáin

    Oh these look lovely and healthy. I’ll have to make some for my toddler and try and trick him into thinking it’s a biscuit 🙂

  7. I’m reading this. I’m hungry. And now I’m starving. These cookies look so good and include one of my favorite ingredients – coconut. Yum! I need to make these.

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