Coconut Cherry Drops

Lisa Goad


My momma has been making these since I was little at Christmas time. They were MY favorite, therefore, Santa got them every year also! I now make them every year for me and my husband. I hope you enjoy them.

★★★★★ 2 votes
2 dozen
30 Min
30 Min


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1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
1 c
coconut, flaked (sweetened)
1/2 c
chopped pecans or walnuts
1/2 c
maraschino cherries, diced
1 tsp
almond extract

How to Make Coconut Cherry Drops


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2With mixer, cream together butter, sugar, almond extract,and egg .
  • 3Add, mixing on low, flour, baking powder, salt, until just combined.
  • 4With a spoon or spatula, fold in coconut nuts and cherries.
  • 5Drop by teaspoon-ful onto cookie sheets. These will not spread out and flatten.
    Bake 10 - 15 minutes. Until bottom barely starts to brown.

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About Coconut Cherry Drops

Course/Dish: Cookies

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