Grandma's Drop Sugar Cookies


My family's favorite Christmas cookie. Buttery and crispy. The slight coconut flavor makes this cookie the best.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 dozen cookies


  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 cups butter, softened

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup coconut flakes

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Beat sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Mix flour, coconut flakes, vanilla extract, salt, and baking soda into creamed butter mixture until dough is smooth. Spoon dough onto a baking sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until edges of cookies are lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

136 Calories
8g Fat
15g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 136
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 121mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 17mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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