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This is a Christmas favorite of ours.

Provided by June Kelly

Categories     Desserts     Cookies     Fruit Cookie Recipes     Coconut

Time 2h25m

Yield 24

Number Of Ingredients 5

½ cup butter
2 cups confectioners' sugar
3 cups flaked coconut
2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 140.2 calories, Carbohydrate 18.9 g, Cholesterol 10.2 mg, Fat 7.7 g, Fiber 1.4 g, Protein 0.7 g, SaturatedFat 5.6 g, Sodium 54.4 mg, Sugar 13.2 g

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