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Sesame Coconut Cookies

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Even folks who normally pass on coconut treats can't resist these crisp butter cookies. They make a nice accompaniment to a hot cup of coffee or tea. --Roberta Myers, Elwood, Indiana"
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45 m servings
Original recipe yields 60 servings


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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in the coconut, sesame seeds and almonds. Shape into three 10-in. rolls; wrap each in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until firm
  2. Unwrap dough and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 300 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.


  • We recommend that you test your candy thermometer before each use by bringing water to a boil; the thermometer should read 212 degrees F. Adjust your recipe temperature up or down based on your test.


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Pretty much the same as a lost recipe I'd had years ago. Made these recently and they were wonderful - flavorful but not so much they overpowered the fresh strawberries with which they were ser...

Definitely a favorite of mine. I first tasted these from a cookie exchange party and was looking for the recipe as mine was faded. These are so......good. I use the KitchenAid big mixer as they ...

These were well recieved by my friends but were surprised when i told them about the sesame. Next time, I would decrease the amount of coconut inside the cookie, and sprinkle some on top the las...

These are on my "go-to" list for parties and potlucks. Fast, easy and scrumptious.