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Coconut Icebox Cookies


Presentation is more than half of the battle.

The added ribbon even makes the jar prettier.

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Here is a refrigerator cookie recipe for Coconut Icebox Cookies.

All About Icebox Cookies
Making Icebox Cookies with Photo Instructions

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: Makes 48 cookies


  • 3/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup coconut


Cream butter and shortening. Gradually add sugar. Beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla. Gradually add flour. Mix completely. Hand stir in coconut. Divide dough in half. Roll into logs. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate overnight.

The next day, preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Slice Coconut Ice Box Cookies rolls into 1/4 inch slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on baking pan, on wire rack for 2 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.

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