Chocolate and coconut cookies

Recipe from The Australian Women's Weekly Comfort Food cookbook

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Tasty lunchbox treats


  • 125 gram butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup (165g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (160g) wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1 cup (80g) desiccated coconut
  • 1/3 cup (35g) milo
  • 1/3 cup (65g) milk chocolate bits


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Line oven trays with baking paper.
  • 2
    Beat butter, sugar and egg in a small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in sifted flour (and any husks in the sifter), coconut, milo and chocolate bits.
  • 3
    Roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls. Place about 5cm (2-inches) apart on trays, flatten slightly.
  • 4
    Bake cookies about 15 minutes; cool on trays.

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