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Oatmeal Coconut Date Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
9 mins
Total Time
19 mins

These sweet and chewy Oatmeal Coconut Date Cookies have great texture and incredible flavor.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 48 cookies
Calories: 123 kcal
  • 1 1/4 cups butter (2 1/2 sticks)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar , firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups oatmeal quick cooking or old fashioned
  • 1 cup dates chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Cream butter and sugars with a hand mixer or in the bowl of your stand mixer. Add egg and vanilla and mix until well combined.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, and salt and mix just until combined.
  4. In a separate large bowl, combine oatmeal, dates, walnuts, and coconut. Add to dough butter/sugar mixture. Mix until well combined.
  5. Using your hands, roll a heaping tablespoon of dough into a ball and place it on a parchment paper lined or ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough to fill sheet, leaving a couple of inches between each ball of dough. Bake for 8-9 minutes. Allow to cool on baking sheets for a few minutes after removing from oven and then move to wire racks to cool completely. Repeat with remaining dough.
  6. Store cookies in an airtight container.
  7. Adapted from Off The (Meat) Hook
Nutrition Facts
Oatmeal Coconut Date Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 123 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 122mg5%
Potassium 59mg2%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 154IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.