Cocadas

Total Time:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
35 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
24 cookies
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 1/2 cups shredded sweetened coconut
  • 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar optional
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  • In a medium mixing bowl, stir together coconut, cornstarch, condensed milk, almond extract, and vanilla extract. Let mixture sit for 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Using 2 tablespoons, drop by heaping rounded spoonfuls onto parchment lined cookie sheet about 1-inch apart. Watching closely, bake for 15 to 20 minutes until lightly golden brown. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.

  • Using fine meshed sieve or sifter, dust with confectioners' sugar. Store loosely covered until ready to serve.


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