Cookies, Bars & Candy

White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

1 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1 egg

3 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 teaspoon coconut extract

1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup flaked coconut, toasted

6 squares (1 oz. each) white baking chocolate, cut 1/2-inch chunks

Additional sugar

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Add extracts. Combine the oats, flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture until blended. Stir in the coconut and chocolate. Drop by tablespoonfuls 3 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-9 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.