Homemade Samoa Cookies Recipe

Homemade Samoa Cookies Recipe

How To Make Homemade Samoa Cookies

Donut shaped cookies uniquely drizzled with caramel and chocolate along with sweetened flaked coconut, these Samoa cookies are perfect gifts for holidays.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 2cupsbutter,softened
  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • 1tspsalt
  • 4cupsall-purpose flour,divided
  • 1large egg,lightly beaten
  • 2tbspvanilla extract
  • 1tspmilk
  • 4cupssweetened flaked coconut
  • 22ozcaramels,such as Kraft® Caramel Bits
  • 1lbchocolate,such as CandiQuick®


  1. Beat butter, white sugar, and salt together in a bowl; add 2 cups flour and stir. Beat 1 cup flour into butter mixture; mix until a sticky dough forms.

  2. Whisk egg, vanilla extract, and milk together in a bowl. Beat remaining flour and egg mixture into dough. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  4. Break off a small portion of dough and roll it out on a lightly floured work surface into a 1/4-inch thick round. Place round on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining dough.

  5. Bake cookies in the preheated oven until slightly golden and soft for 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

  6. Cook and stir coconut in a large skillet over medium heat until golden brown and toasted for 2 to 4 minutes.

  7. Melt caramel bits in a microwave-safe bowl, stirring every 30 seconds until melted and smooth for about 2 minutes.

  8. Stir coconut into the caramel. Press a spoonful of caramel-coconut mixture into the top of each cookie.

  9. Melt chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl, stirring every 30 seconds until melted and smooth for about 60 seconds.

  10. Dip the base of each cookie into melted chocolate and place dipped cookies on parchment paper until chocolate sets. Drizzle chocolate over the top of each cookie.


  • Calories: 252.27kcal
  • Fat: 13.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.78g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.28g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.91g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.92g
  • Fiber: 1.54g
  • Sugar: 20.53g
  • Protein: 2.51g
  • Cholesterol: 25.13mg
  • Sodium: 104.37mg
  • Calcium: 26.40mg
  • Potassium: 103.76mg
  • Iron: 0.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 67.97µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.05mg
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