Old Fashioned Coconut Drops

Old Fashioned Coconut Drops


"I like to glaze these coconut drops with sugar syrup and brown sugar."


servings 250 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 250 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 146 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Combine flour and margarine in a medium size mixing bowl. Mix in sugar, cinnamon and baking powder. Stir the egg into the mixture. Once the egg is well incorporated stir in the coconut, raisins and vanilla. Drop the dough in rough heaps the size of an egg onto cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
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  1. 13 Ratings


Been looking for a gooey coconut cookie for a while and this is the one. Substituted dried cranberries for the raisins and added much less cinnamon(1/2 tsp). They turned out great!

These cookies are fantastic. I replaced the raisins with chocolate chips, which I would definitely recommend. Soft and chewy and delicious!

I made these with half the amount of sugar that was called for and added some apple sauce to add the sweetness and a little moisture back into the dough. I also chopped up some dried apricots ...

There was not enough liquid to hold these together, so I added water to the batter. It worked, and these were tasty. I probably won't make them again though.

Great cookies! I substituted chocolate chips for the raisins and didn't put any glaze on them. I definately recommend these! They did take about 15 minutes to cook instead of 8, but they are ...

These cookies were awesome! I had to add about 1/4 cup of water to the batter to make it more dough-like. I added chocolate chips instead of raisins and they came out AWESOME. Huge hit with al...

Mixture was too dry so I added an egg white. Mine baked 8 minutes, perfect time but they were still kinda dry after they cooled. They were just okay, not bad, but not something I'd make again.

Very good, I didn't add any raisins, and it turned out pretty well. Thanks.

Not horrible but not great. I too felt that there was not even close to enough liquid to hold everything together and had to use some water. I even omitted the raisins. These cookies need way mo...