Chocolate, coconut, and maraschino cherries make a perfect combination in this festive cookie recipe. Enjoy these still warm with a nice big glass of milk.



Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  • Beat shortening, white sugar, and brown sugar together in a bowl with an electric mixer until creamy and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla extract; stir until well incorporated.

  • Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in another bowl; add to sugar mixture, blending until an even dough forms. Add oats, coconut, cherries, and chocolate chips until just mixed in.

  • Scoop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheets.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until the edges are brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

155 calories; 7.9 g total fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 92 mg sodium. 19.6 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; Full Nutrition


Rating: 4 stars
The only thing I did not add the coconut, as I am not a fan of that. Everyone like them the cookies very much.?? Read More