German Chocolate Pecan Chocolate Cookies

It’s OK to drool.

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Frosting
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 can (5 oz) evaporated milk
2/3 c sugar
1-4 c butter, no substitutes, cubed
1-1-3 c flaked coconut
1-2 c chopped pecans
2 c (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips

Cookie Dough
1 c butter, softened
3-4c sugar
3-4 c packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 1-2 c all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 c (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
1-4 c flaked coconut
Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • For frosting, in a saucepan, combine the egg, milk, sugar and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 10-12 minutes or until slightly thickened and mixture reaches 160 degrees. Stir in coconut and pecans. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  • Stir in 2 cups chips and coconut.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cool for 10 minutes beforing removing cookies onto wire rack to cool completely.

Frosting & Drizzle

  • Frost cooled cookies.
  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and drizzle over cookies.

This recipe is made from the one I found at Taste of Home magazine
Yield: 6 dozen

Comments

  1. Tree Lindsay says:

    Oh gosh!! Those look sinful! I’m the only one in my family that likes coconut.. so maybe if I make these, I can actually have at least one! lol

  2. YUM… Those look very good. Very fattening, but very good :)

  3. Tiffany @ The Bizy Mommy says:

    I’m really not a fan of coconut, but this recipe sounds really tasty. I may have to try it out without the coconut this week!

  4. I like German Chocolate cake so I’m sure I’ll like these. Thanks.

  5. That looks delicious! I just pinned your recipe on Pinterest. :)

  6. Oh my goodness Sam…I HAVE to try this one out. YUMMO!!!

  7. Oh my! Those look amazing! I am pinning this recipe!

  8. These look great! This is our favorite dessert!!

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