Whole wheat chocolate chip and coconut cookies

Barb Brillantes

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This dessert is a healthy and simple version of traditional chocolate chip cookies. Absolutely no baking soda or baking powder added! All you need is a handful of wholesome ingredients and you're good to go!

Whole wheat chocolate chip and coconut cookies

These cookies are light and delicious with the right amount of sweetness. They're incredibly addictive!

Whole wheat chocolate chip and coconut cookies

Makes about 20 cookies


  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup coconut flakes
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Mix together the butter, brown sugar, vanilla, eggs and salt. Stir in coconut flakes, flaxseed and whole wheat flour, then mix in chocolate chips.
  3. Drop cookie batter in spoon-sized rounds on a lined cookie sheet. Bake for 14 to 15 minutes. Cool slightly and remove from pan.

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Barb Brillantes
Barb is a Brooklyn-based graphic designer who is obsessed with anything food-related. She originally started her blog, Wishful Chef, to connect to other food lovers and to showcase the dishes she would serve on her menu if she were a chef. Her dishes are simple, using high quality, fresh ingredients whenever possible. Barb is not vegetarian, however, she tries to cook healthy dishes with a focus on whole grains and vegetables.