• 24servings
  • 30minutes
  • 175calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB1, B2, B3, B12, H, D
MineralsNatrium, Fluorine, Calcium, Iron, Sulfur, Chlorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup shortening

  2. 1 cup packed brown sugar

  3. 1 egg

  4. 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled

  5. 1/4 cup strong brewed coffee

  6. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  7. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  9. 2/3 cup buttermilk

  10. 1/3 cup flaked coconut


  12. 1-1/2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled

  13. 1/4 cup sour cream

  14. 1 tablespoon butter, softened

  15. 1 to 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

  16. 2/3 cup flaked coconut

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Chocolate Island Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, chocolate and coffee. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition. Stir in coconut.

  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

  3. For frosting, combine the chocolate, sour cream and butter in a small bowl until smooth. Add enough sugar to achieve spreading consistency. Frost cooled cookies. Sprinkle with coconut. Yield: about 4 dozen.


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