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


  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 1
  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. With mixer, cream together butter, sugar, almond extract,and egg .
  3. Add, mixing on low, flour, baking powder, salt, until just combined.
  4. With a spoon or spatula, fold in coconut nuts and cherries.
  5. Drop 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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Course/Dish: Cookies

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