This recipe, coconut drops, was contributed by my wife, she is the baking expert in the kitchen…
This is what she has to say about her coconut drops:
The first time I tried making coconut drops was unsuccessful. The batter dropped while it was baking, I was extremely disappointed. However, I tried again, until it came out the way I like it.I don’t like my coconut drops rock hard and too sweet with little taste of coconut in it.For those like myself, I believe you may like this recipe also.
An Original Coconut Drops Recipe
2 ozs. Butter
½ cups sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
½ tsp. bitters
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups flour
3 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. cinnamon
½ cup raisins
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Cream the butter and sugar until smooth.
Add egg, bitters and vanilla; beat well.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and cinnamon.
Add coconut and raisins.
Pour the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients and mix well. Add a little bit of water if necessary to moisten the batter.
However, the batter should be firm and not soft in order to hold their shape while baking.
Grease a cookie sheet and drop spoonfuls of batter onto it.
Bake for 20-30 minutes, until the drops are firm and golden.
Coconut drops ready to eat.
NB. You may also sprinkle some sugar on them and return to oven for about 3 minutes.
Yields about 22 drops
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