Besitos De Coco

Besitos De Coco.

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Besitos de Coco

Makes 24 cookies.

Coconut kisses are a favorite treat in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean islands, such as the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

  • 3 c. coconut flakes
  • ½ cup flour
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tsp. coconut [or vanilla] extract
  • melted chocolate [optional]


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease the cookie sheet.
  3. Mix all the ingredients to form a dough.
  4. Divide the dough into 24 balls.
  5. Place the balls on the cookie sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes. They should be golden. Drizzle with chocolate for extra sweetness. Enjoy!