Coconut Joy no-bake cookie recipe (1979)

Old-fashioned Christmas coconut joy cookies (1979)

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Coconut Joy no-bake cookies: Classics from the C&H sugar private collection

Here is an easy 1970s chocolatey Coconut Joy no-bake cookie recipe from C&H. With it, you can easily make these sweet treats for the holidays — or any day of the year!

Old-fashioned Christmas coconut joy cookies (1979)

Coconut joy cookies (no-bake recipe)

Yield: 3 dozen cookies


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 2 cups C and H Powdered Sugar
  • 3 cups coconut, 8 oz
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted (2 squares)


  1. Melt butter in saucepan. Remove from heat.
  2. Add powdered sugar and coconut. Mix well.
  3. Shape rounded teaspoons of mixture into balls.
  4. Make an indent in the center of each cookie, and place on cookie sheet. Fill centers with melted chocolate.
  5. Chill until firm.
  6. Store in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 36 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 83Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 39mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 1gSugar: 9gProtein: 0g

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