8 Coconut Easy Recipes - Recipes Ideas

Rum Cookie Recipes

  • 1 pound brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 fresh coconut, grated
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon rum or rum flavoring


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a cookie sheet. Mix in order given. Drop by teaspoon onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake until golden brown. When slightly cool, loosen from cookie sheet. Makes 100.

Texas Truffles Recipes

  • 1 (6 ounce) package chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 1 1/3 cups almonds, toasted, chopped and divided
  • 1/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole pitted dates, chopped
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/4 cup red candied cherries, chopped


Combine chocolate chips and butter and melt over low heat. Add brandy, stirring well. Add 1/2 cup almonds and remaining ingredients, stirring well. Shape mixture into 3/4-inch balls, and roll in remaining almonds. Store Texas Truffles in refrigerator.

Macaroon Cookies Recipes

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 3/4 cups sweetened coconut flakes, divided


In a large bowl, beat butter, cream cheese, and sugar until well blended; add egg yolk, orange juice, and almond extract. Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in 3 cups coconut. Cover; refrigerate for one hour or until firm enough to handle.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in remaining coconut. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 minute; carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Yields 3 1/2 dozen cookies.

Meltaway Shortbread Recipes

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 scant cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup flaked coconut


Cream together. Roll into two rolls. Wrap in wax paper and chill until you can slice them neatly, about 1 to 1 1/2 hours in the freezer compartment.

Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet at 375 degrees F for 20 minutes, until very light brown, then dip into confectioners' sugar.

No-Bake Penuche Drop Cookies Recipes

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cusp quick oats (uncooked)
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts


Combine nuts, oats and vanilla extract in a bowl and set aside. Combine brown sugar, butter, and milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute (start timing once the boil starts). Pour over nuts, oats, and vanilla extract. Mix. Drop by teaspoonsful onto wax paper. Cool.

NOTE: For chocolate, drops use 2 cups granulated sugar and 1/2 cup cocoa. You can also add peanut butter and/or chocolate chips, carob chips, coconut, etc. to the oatmeal/nut mixture before pouring the hot sugar mixture over.

Princess Diana's Wedding Cake Recipes

  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs, beaten with mixer
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 8 ounces crushed pineapple, with juice
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped bananas
  • 1 cup chopped apples
  • 3/4 cup coconut
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour the bottom of a 9 x 13-inch pan. Mix together the oil, eggs, sugar, and vanilla extract. Sift the dry ingredients; add to mixture. Add remaining ingredients. Bake for 48 minutes.

Date Balls

  • 1/2 cup dates, chopped
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup coconut


Combine peanut butter and honey in a saucepan and heat until melted. Add remaining ingredients and cook for 1 minute while stirring. Let cool and roll into balls. Refrigerate for several hours before serving.