1Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat sugars, butter, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until creamy. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in coconut and cashews.
2Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls about 3 inches apart onto ungreased large cookie sheet; flatten slightly.
3Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.