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Coconut Cinnamon Cookies

These scrumptious coconut cinnamon cookies bring a nice twist to the traditional oatmeal cookie. These cookies are a hit with the kids and hubby enjoys them too! The best part is that they are very easy to make and adapt to your liking.

Coconut Cinnamon Cookies!

coconut cinnamon cookies

Coconut Cinnamon cookies

Yield: 2 dozen


  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening or lard
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1 tsp baking pwder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1/4 cup cinnamon chips (or 1 tsp cinnamon)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1/4 walnuts (optional)


Cream together the butter, shortening and brown sugar. Add the beaten egg and vanilla.

Mix the remaining dry ingredients and blend into the sugar mixture. Roll into small balls and place on cookie sheet.

Bake at 350 degrees for 9 minutes.

Let sit for a few minutes before moving to cooling racks.


These are the cinnamon chips I used in this recipe. You can use raisins, nuts or chocolate chips if you do not have the cinnamon chips on hand.



Saturday 30th of January 2016

What a wonderful way to combine two of my favorite cookies, oatmeal, and coconut.

Jody @ Mommy Moment

Saturday 30th of January 2016

It really does make a delicious combination.

Elva Roberts

Monday 4th of January 2016

Thank you for this recipe for Coconut cinnamon chip Oatmeal cookies. Our family is very fond of oatmeal cookies and this, I think, is a wonderful variation of the ones I usually make. Thank you for all the recipes you share with us.

George M

Sunday 5th of January 2014

This seems to be a great recipe and I always like coconut.

Janet M

Thursday 5th of September 2013

I tried these cookies. They were very good.

Yvonne "Ebona" McKenzie

Saturday 27th of July 2013

this looks good...i love coconut