Coconut Cherry Drops
Prep time
Serves: 3 dozen
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup chopped maraschino cherries, rinsed, drained,patted dry
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray baking sheets with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl mix flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. Using an electric mixer beat butter and brown sugar.
  4. Add in egg and vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually mix in flour mixture until combined.
  6. Slowly mix in coconut flakes, walnuts and chopped cherries until combined.
  7. Drop dough by the tablespoon on prepared baking sheet. Bake for about 8-9 minutes until bottom of cookies begin to brown.
  8. Cool on baking sheet for about 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Store in an airtight container.
Recipe by Mother Thyme at