Cranberry Coconut Cookies

This heavenly cookie is a buttery moist mix of cranberries and sweet coconut combined to make any afternoon cup of coffee with a friend perfect. These cookies are also great for gift giving and a little something special to take to any party. 


  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon for stirring
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Baking sheets ( non stick or use parchment paper)
  • Oven safe mitts


  • 1 cup of butter softened ( two sticks )
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tsp of pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of dried cranberries
  • 1 cup of dried coconut
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 2 tsp of water

Preheat your oven to 350° . Line your baking pans with parchment paper if you have decided to use this method.

In your mixing bowl combine butter, sugar, salt, egg and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in your flour until thoroughly combined, next add your cranberries and coconut. Stir till mixed well. If your dough is a little dry, add the 2 tsp of water.

Scoop up tablespoons of the dough and place on your cookie sheets with a 1 inch space between. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes till golden brown. Let cool on your cookie sheets for 10 minutes, transfer to a wire rack till completely cooled. 

This recipie makes about 20 cookies.


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