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Coconut Pecan Toffee Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 
After the first bite of these Coconut Pecan Toffee Cookies, you'll know that you'll be making them again and again. They're buttery, crisp, crunchy and irresistibly delicious!
Course: Dessert/Cookies
Cuisine: American
Servings: 48 cookies
Calories: 171 kcal
Author: Chris Scheuer
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter very soft
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup mild-tasting​ oil sunflower, grapeseed, canola or safflower will all work well)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 ¼ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal (like Rice Krispies)
  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats not quick oats
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup toffee bits
  • flaky sea salt for topping, if desired
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325˚Line two sheet pans with parchment paper for easy clean-up.
  2. Combine soft butter and sugars in a large bowl. Stir until well combined and creamy.
  3. Add the egg and stir well. Slowly add the oil and stir until combined. At first, it will seem like the oil is separated. Just keep stirring and it will all mix in. Add the vanilla and stir to combine.

  4. Sprinkle the flour, soda and salt evenly over the butter mixture. Stir until all flour has been incorporated. Add the Rice Krispies, oatmeal, coconut, pecans and toffee bits and stir until evenly incorporated.
  5. Scoop dough out onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake 16-20 minutes or until golden brown. (If desired, bake for 10 minutes then remove and tuck a few extra chopped pecans into the top of each cookie. Sprinkle lightly with flaky sea salt. Return to oven for 6-10 minutes or until golden brown.)

  6. Allow cookies to cool on pan for 3-4 minutes then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely. Cookies will be soft at first but will firm up after several minutes.
Recipe Notes

Makes 3-4 dozen cookies, depending on the size.

See Café Tips above for more detailed tips and instructions.

Nutrition Facts
Coconut Pecan Toffee Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 145mg6%
Potassium 46mg1%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 170IU3%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.