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.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen cookies
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Ingredients

36
Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

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  • 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; protein 2g; carbohydrates 19.6g; fat 7.9g; cholesterol 10.3mg; sodium 92.2mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
04/22/2020
Soft and chewy with delicious flavor! The only thing I'll do differently next time is add more chocolate chips. I will definitely keep this recipe! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
02/14/2020
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
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