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Coconut Cookies

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Chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside, these meringue cookies are delicious. They add a light touch to the cookie platter, not only during the holidays but all year round.
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Coconut Kisses

Coconut Kisses

Coconut Kisses

Chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside, these meringue cookies are delicious. They add a light touch to the cookie platter, not only during the holidays but all year round.

Caramel Coconut Stars

Caramel Coconut Stars

Caramel Coconut Stars

My grandma always used to bake her holiday cookies with coconut, and these crisp homemade treats remind me of her. They’re a fun, simple twist on sugar cookie cutouts. —Liz Delia, Oswego, New York

Jeweled Coconut Drops

Jeweled Coconut Drops

Jeweled Coconut Drops

Red raspberry preserves add a festive flair to these tender coconut cookies. Perfect for potlucks and cookie exchanges, these shaped cookies never last long when I make them for my husband and two sons. -Ellen Marie Byler Munfordville, Kentucky
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Gingersnap Coconut Creams

Gingersnap Coconut Creams

Gingersnap Coconut Creams

When Christmas is around the corner, we love gingerbread cookies and macaroons. I combine the two for a spiced gingersnap cookie with a coconut filling. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Jeweled Coconut Cookies

Jeweled Coconut Cookies

Jeweled Coconut Cookies

I often bake these bite-sized cookies with two flavors of preserves for special occasions.

Best Coconut Pecan Cookies

Best Coconut Pecan Cookies

Best Coconut Pecan Cookies

With this recipe from Betty Matthews, baking Christmas sweets has never been easier. "I gave cookies to friends every year, and these are a favorite," writes the South Haven, Michigan baker. Freeze the dough in logs, then slice and bake the crisp buttery cookies when you need them.

Jeweled Coconut Crisps

Jeweled Coconut Crisps

Jeweled Coconut Crisps

When I anticipate a busy day during the holiday season, I make this cookie dough the night before. The next day, I just slice and bake. —Eileen Milacek, Waukomis, Oklahoma

Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Snowballs

Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Snowballs

Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Snowballs

If you like the taste of coconut and chocolate, you can't help but love these fancy and festive-looking cookies.

Lemony Coconut Bars

Lemony Coconut Bars

Lemony Coconut Bars

These lemony and chewy bars make a refreshing addition to the holiday cookie tray. Try lime juice and zest for a zingy twist. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Cherry-Chocolate Coconut Meringues

Cherry-Chocolate Coconut Meringues

Cherry-Chocolate Coconut Meringues

Dried cherries lend sweetness and texture to these easy holiday meringue cookies. They’re simply delicious and very low in fat. They also provide a great light dessert for those family members on a gluten-free diet. —Mary Shivers, Ada, Oklahoma

Coconut Fruitcake Cookies

Coconut Fruitcake Cookies

Coconut Fruitcake Cookies

Brimming with candied fruit, coconut and pecans, these sweet morsels resemble fruitcakes. My grandmother would bake and serve the cookies in decorated miniature paper or foil muffin liners, and I have carried on the tradition.
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