Chocolate Coconut Mound Cookies Recipe -
  • READY IN 35 mins

Chocolate Coconut Mound Cookies

Recipe by  

"A delicious coconut filled chocolate cookie - very decadent! You may top cookies with your favorite frosting recipe, I use a prepared chocolate frosting, and sprinkle with a little extra coconut. Yummy!"

+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    35 mins


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Prepare the filling first. In a 2 quart saucepan, over medium heat, stir together the milk and coconut. Combine the cornstarch and 1/2 cup of sugar; stir into the saucepan. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; set aside. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, 1 cup sugar and vanilla until smooth. Stir in the egg and milk. Gradually mix in the sifted ingredients to form a dough. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch in thickness. Cut into 2 1/2 inch circles with a cookie cutter. Place half of the circles 1 1/2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets. Spoon about 1 teaspoon of the filling onto the center of each cookie on the pan. Top with another circle and seal the edges by pinching.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Kitchen-Friendly View

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 20, 2014

After reading the reviews I reduced the milk to 1/2 cup for the cookie base and added 1 additional tablespoon of cocoa. Cookies rolled out just fine and tasted delicious.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 10, 2008

the solution to the overly moist dough is that it is not 1 cup of milk. It should be 3/4 cup of sour cream.

Jan 13, 2003

This recipe does not work. The flour mixture will not form a dough, it is too moist. Something is wrong in the ingredients but I'm not sure what it is.

Sep 06, 2005

I agree with the other reveiwers. This recipe just doesn't work. I added more flour (about 3cups) and because of the excess flour you couldn't taste the chocolate at all. I through them all away. What a waste.

Jan 05, 2005

This is the second time I used allrecipies.....and the second time I forgot to look at the reviews...NOT a mistake that will happen AGAIN!! I agree with all reviews. PLEASE READ THE REVIEWS!!! :(

Jan 14, 2004

This recipe was horrible. The amount of flour needs to be increased by about 3 more cups. The dough was extremely sticky if you follow the recipe. When my husband tasted the finished product he said it tasted like a pancake with no syrup. I would not recommend this at all.

Dec 22, 2003

after following the recipe to the letter, there was no poosible way that these cookies could be rolled out. After adding a great deal more flour, they still could not be rolled out. I question the amount of milk (1 Cup) in the cookie.

May 18, 2012

Absolutely the worst recipe. This isn't a cookie. I ended up trying to make a brownie out of it. Baked it and NO TASTE at all. Really shouldn't even get 1 star


Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:


  • Calories
  • 109 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 3.4 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 96 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More
Subscribe Today!

In Season

Cool As A Cucumber Salad
Cool As A Cucumber Salad

We have over 100 cucumber salads to help you keep your cool.

Classic Meatloaf
Classic Meatloaf

Meatloaf is the hearty, family-pleasing meal that makes the greatest leftovers ever.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!

Related Videos

Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies

See how to make chocolate chip cookies with some cinnamon snap.

Jumbo Dark Chocolate Cookies

These dark chocolate cookies will double your chocolate delight.

Oatmeal Chocolate Coconut Chewy

This chewy oatmeal cookie is loaded with chocolate chips, coconut, and nuts.

Recently Viewed Recipes

Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States