Chocolate Coconut Oat Drops

Full of oats, nuts and coconut.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time: per batch, 10 minutes
Yield: 4 dozen cookies


  • 1 package (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided (2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup Karo┬« Light OR Dark Corn Syrup
  • 2 egg slightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups quick oats (not instant)
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts OR chopped slivered almonds
  • 1 cup flaked sweetened coconut


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine 1 cup chocolate chips and butter in a 2-quart saucepan over low heat; stir just until melted. Remove from heat. Blend in corn syrup, eggs and salt.
  3. Stir in oats, brown sugar, walnuts and coconut, then remaining 1 cup chocolate chips.
  4. Drop by heaping tablespoons on well-greased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake 10 minutes (cookies will not change much in appearance during baking). Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet or until firm. Remove; cool on wire rack.