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Coconut Jays

"This is a Christmas favorite of ours."
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Ingredients

2 h 25 m servings 140 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 cookies)

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  1. Melt butter in saucepan. Remove from heat. Add sugar and coconut. Mix well. Shape into balls.
  2. Make indent in center of each and place on cookie sheet. Place half a maraschino cherry in indent. Fill with melted chocolate. Chill until firm. Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 140 calories; 7.7 g fat; 18.9 g carbohydrates; 0.7 g protein; 10 mg cholesterol; 54 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made these for a work cookie exchange and they were a hit. I used the recommended amount of butter and they were just fine. I think the amount is necessary to solidify in the refridgerator a...

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Lots of work for this "so so" cookie. I thought mine were mushy, so I added more coconut. Like other reviewers said, too much butter is called for in this recipe. Overall, just not impressed ...

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I made these for a work cookie exchange and they were a hit. I used the recommended amount of butter and they were just fine. I think the amount is necessary to solidify in the refridgerator a...

Omg. These were DELICIOUS! I listened to the other reviews and reduced the amount of butter by just a tiny bit. They tasted like mounds candy bars! They were really messy when trying to form the...

I was looking for something similar to the chocolate coconut bars I tried from this site, but a little less time consuming. This was quick and almost a one bowl job...which was a plus. I didn'...

These are really good but in my opinion the recipe calls for way too much butter! When I was making the cookies, it was literally dripping out as I rolled them into balls. I squeezed out as muc...

loved it! they were so good, but sooo filling! make them small! we made them WAYY too big! but they are still great! 5 stars!

A little buttery, but they were tasty! A great treat!

to make shaping these little gems easier, I used a mini-muffin tin. Other than that I made exactly as the recipe calls for and they are now a holiday favorite in my diet - the Gluten Revolution.

These are tasty, a bit hard to handle & shape, but once they're done - yum! I put a puddle of caramel in the middle, covered it in chocolate and drizzled w/some more caramel.

Lots of work for this "so so" cookie. I thought mine were mushy, so I added more coconut. Like other reviewers said, too much butter is called for in this recipe. Overall, just not impressed ...