Coconut Dainties Recipe

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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings8
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Confectioner sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sifted
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon
 Water1 Tablespoon
 All-purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
 Chopped pecans1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Light cream1 Tablespoon (As Needed)
 Confectioners sugar2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
 Tinted coconut1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (As Needed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 626 Calories from Fat 329

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.7%

Saturated Fat 19.7 g98.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 62.6 mg20.9%

Sodium 47.2 mg2%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 38.9 g

Protein 5 g10.6%

Vitamin A 14.6% Vitamin C 0.28%

Calcium 2.4% Iron 11.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Mix together butter or margarine, 1/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar, and vanilla. Then, add water and flour. Mix it well.
2) Add nuts and make 1-inch balls. Place the balls on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 300 degrees for 20 minutes. Keep them 1 inch apart.
3) Sift together light cream and confectioner-€™s sugar until spreading consistency.
4) Dip the cookies in sugar mixture and roll in coconut.

6) Serve coconut dainties with tea or coffee.