Cherry Coconut Drops

Cherry Coconut Drops

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving:

Cherry Coconut Drops are festive when made with red and green candied cherries.


  • 1, 7 ounce package flaked coconut
  • 2/3 cup red or green candied cherries, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour a cookie sheet; set aside.
  2. Combine coconut, candied cherries, and cornstarch in a medium mixing bowl. Stir in sweetened condensed milk and vanilla until mixture is combined.
  3. Drop mixture by small rounded teaspoonfuls about 1 inch apart on the prepared cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned on bottoms. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool.


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