Coconut Jays28 Reviews
- Prep: 20 min
- Cook: 5 min
- Ready In: 2 hr 25 min
“This is a Christmas favorite of ours.” - by June Kelly
Original recipe yields 24 cookies
- Melt butter in saucepan. Remove from heat. Add sugar and coconut. Mix well. Shape into balls.
- Make indent in center of each and place on cookie sheet. Place half a maraschino cherry in indent. Fill with melted chocolate. Chill until firm. Store in refrigerator.
Amount Per Serving (24 total)
- 140 cal
- 7.7 g
- 18.9 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (28)Rate This Recipe
"I made these for a work cookie exchange and they were a hit. I used the recommended amount of butter and they were just fine. I think the amount is necessary to solidify in the refridgerator and hol..." See mored the cookies together. I did not use the optional cherrys. I also did them with both unsweetened and semi-sweet chocolate and both tasted good. If you love mounds bars you'll love these because they taste just like them. I was asked for the recipe by several people. We all wondered if maybe adding an almond would result in an Almond Joy. I am pretty sure it would. I recommend doing the recipe as stated and you will have complete satisfaction."
"I was looking for something similar to the chocolate coconut bars I tried from this site, but a little less time consuming. This was quick and almost a one bowl job...which was a plus. I didn't have..." See more any chocolate chips on hand but when I dug around, I found a package of individually wrapped Dove dark chocolate hearts. I melted these with a little shortening and they worked fine. I didn't use as much butter called for because I didn't want a buttery taste. The only problem I had was my chocolate got a little dry and crumbly after being refrigerated, but that's my fault. It certainly didn't stop us from eating them! Thanks June."
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