Toffee Coconut Oatmeal Bars

Kick off cookie baking season with these Toffee Coconut Oatmeal Bars! Crispy toffee and shredded coconut are folded into an oatmeal cookie bar for a chewy and sweet holiday treat.

You don’t have to wait for the holidays to make this tasty dessert either. Oatmeal Cookie Bars never go out of season!

Today’s cookie bar recipe is the perfect way to shake up your cookie routine! We use toffee baking chips instead of chocolate to add a buttery sweetness and crunch to oatmeal cookie bars.


Toffee Coconut Oatmeal Bars

Every bite of these bars is bursting with the delicious combination of coconut and toffee! I love the toasty oat flavor in these chewy bars too.

Best of all, cookie bars are quick and easy to make!

These Oatmeal Cookie Bars are Day 2 of our 12 Days of Cookies

Be sure to check out all of the other days for more goodies!
Day 1Fluffernutter Cookies

Ingredients for Toffee Coconut Oatmeal Bars

What do I need?

To make Toffee Coconut Oatmeal Bars, you will need:

  • butter
  • brown sugar
  • granulated sugar
  • egg
  • vanilla
  • flour
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • quick oats
  • sweetened coconut
  • toffee chips

In some ways this cookie bar recipe is even easier than regular oatmeal cookies. No shaping the dough into balls or baking in batches. Just press the dough into the pan, bake and let cool.

When the bars are completely cooled, slice them into squares and serve. These decadent dessert bars pair amazingly with a glass of milk or a hot cup of coffee.

Oatmeal and coconut, toffee chips and batter.

Can I make cookie bars in advance?

These Oatmeal Coconut Bars can be made up to a couple of days before serving. In fact, I find they get even chewier the next day! Make sure to store them in an airtight container to keep them fresh.

After cooling and cutting, you can freeze the bars for longer storage. Stash them in freezer bags and keep frozen for up to several months. Let the bars thaw at room temperature or in the refrigerator until you’re ready to enjoy them.

Bars with Toffee, Oatmeal and Coconut

Bar Recipes

I love making dessert bars all year long, but especially during the holidays! They seem even more impressive than regular cookies but don’t take much effort at all. We have plenty of spectacular bar recipes on this site to satisfy any craving.

If you have coconut leftover from making today’s cookie bars you’re ready to make Magic Cookie Bars next! They have a perfect graham cracker crust and plenty of ooey-gooey chocolate.

Looking for a no bake cookie bar? You’ll love my Chocolate Peanut Butter Dream Bars and these Oreo Pudding Dream Bars too.

These Apple Oatmeal Bars are another variation on oatmeal bars that apple lovers rave about. And I can’t mention apple desserts without reminding you to try my Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars next time you need an indulgent dessert bar!

A pan of oatmeal bars with toffee and coconut ready for the oven.

Cookie Recipes

Christmas time means Christmas COOKIES!

Along with the new recipes I’m sharing for the 12 Days of Cookies, we’ll be baking up these tried and true favorites from previous years again this season:

Toffee Coconut Oatmeal Bars are irresistible with a soft, chewy center and sweet toffee flavor. Make them for the holidays or any time of year!

Toffee Coconut Oatmeal CookieBars
Toffee Coconut Oatmeal Bars


Toffee Coconut Oatmeal Bars

Kick off cookie baking season with these Toffee Coconut Oatmeal Bars! Crispy toffee and shredded coconut are folded into an oatmeal cookie bar for a chewy and sweet holiday treat.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Oatmeal Bars, Toffee Coconut Oatmeal Bars
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 26 bars
Calories 242kcal
Author Lynne Feifer


  • Mixer
  • 9 X 13-inch baking dish
  • rubber spatula


  • 1 ¼ cups butter room temperature
  • ¾ cup packed dark brown sugar
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 ½ cups quick oats
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 8 oz toffee chips


  • Preheat oven to 375°F and spray a 9 X 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a mixer, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla and mix completely.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix in the oats, coconut, and toffee chips.
  • With the mixer on low, gradually add the flour mixture to the creamed butter and sugar, and beat until completely combined, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
  • Put dough into the prepared baking dish and spread evenly to all sides.
  • Bake for about 25 – 30 minutes until bars are lightly browned and a tooth pick or cake tester inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  • Place pan onto a wire rack to cool completely before cutting.


Serving: 1bar | Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 382IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg
Cookies Bars made of Oatmeal, Toffee, and Coconut.

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