Celebrate that Football is Back with Easy Party Pick-Up Dessert

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Hooray football is back! Excitement, anxiety and anticipation fill the air each weekend to watch football games. Whether you are a college or pro football fan, sitting in front of the television – you can guarantee there will be a crowd around the food. The perfect party food feeds a crowd, is good at room temperature and appeals to all ages. To tempt your sweet tooth, German Chocolate Cookies from Holly Clegg’s Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook are an easy and outstanding pick-up. Made with a coconut, pecans, oatmeal and dark chocolate, these sweet treats will win you over even if your team is losing.

German Chocolate Cookies

Coconut, pecans, oatmeal and dark chocolate in a rich chocolate cookie just about covers my criteria for a bombshell cookie!

Servings3 dozen cookies





canola oil


light brown sugar




vanilla extract


coconut extract


all-purpose flour


baking soda




old-fashioned oatmeal


flaked coconut


chopped pecans


dark chocolate chips


Preheat oven 350°F. Coat baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.

In mixing bowl, beat together butter and oil. Add brown sugar, mixing until creamy. Add egg, vanilla and coconut extract, mixing well.

In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and cocoa. Add to creamed mixture, mixing well.

Stir in remaining ingredients. Drop by rounded teaspoons on baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are just firm.

Recipe Notes

Calories 84 Calories from fat 43% Fat 4g Saturated Fat 1g Cholesterol 8mg Sodium 28mg Carbohydrate 11g Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 6g Protein 6g Dietary Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 1 fat

Perfect Oktoberfest Theme Menu Dessert

If you are looking to celebrate Oktoberfest then these German Chocolate Cookies with flaked coconut are the dessert for you! Despite its name, German chocolate cake didn’t actually originate in Germany – but shhhhh its still the best sweet treat to add to your Oktoberfest party menu!

Stock Your Kitchen for This Recipe

KitchenAid Artisan Mini Series Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, 3.5 quart, AquaKitchenAid Prep Bowls with Lids, Set of 4, PistachioWilton Perfect Results Cooling Rack, 3 Tier, Non-Stick

Fun Easy Entertaining Cookbook  Too Hot in the Kitchen 

If you’re looking for easy healthy recipes with some pizzazz, then Too Hot in the Kitchen will be your favorite cookbook.  From this delectable sweet treat to easy entertaining ideas, this book guides you through the kitchen.

All recipes have nutritional information and diabetic exchanges. If you like to read cookbooks–the women’s quotes will keep you entertained.

Get All of Holly’s Healthy Easy Cookbooks

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