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5 from 2 votes

Oatmeal Coconut Date Cookies

These sweet and chewy Oatmeal Coconut Date Cookies have great texture and incredible flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time9 mins
0 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 48 cookies
Calories: 123kcal


  • 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


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • 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.
  • Add flour, baking soda, and salt and mix just until combined.
  • In a separate large bowl, combine oatmeal, dates, walnuts, and coconut. Add to dough butter/sugar mixture. Mix until well combined.
  • 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.
  • Store cookies in an airtight container.
  • Adapted from Off The (Meat) Hook


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 59mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 154IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg