Coconut Delight Cake Mix Cookies


These cookies are easy and fun to make. Soft like cake on the inside, made with coconut inside and out.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
23 mins
28 cookies


  • 1 (15.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix with pudding

  • ½ cup butter, at room temperature

  • ½ cup shredded coconut, divided

  • 2 eggs

  • 28 maraschino cherries (Optional)


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

  2. Mix yellow cake mix, butter, 1/4 cup shredded coconut, and eggs together in a large bowl until creamy.

  3. Drop teaspoonfuls of the yellow cake mixture onto ungreased baking sheets. Make a slight indentation in the center of each cookie with 2 fingers. Sprinkle 1/4 cup coconut on top; press gently into the center. Place a maraschino cherry in the center of each cookie.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until edges look dry and bottoms are golden, 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

118 Calories
6g Fat
15g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 28
Calories 118
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 135mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 33mg 1%

* 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.