Cookies 18: Besitos de Coco

besitos de cocoBesitos de Coco are a coconut-flavored cookie from Puerto Rico but they are popular throughout the Caribbean.

Christmas in the Caribbean gives the holiday a tropical flavor.

Here’s a besitos de coco recipe from you can try to help sweeten your celebrations!

Besitos de Coco


2 cups grated coconut (bagged will do)

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

1 cup water


Combine the coconut and water in a medium pot. Bring to a boil. Add the brown sugar and stir. Cook on low heat until the sugar melts and the texture is thick and very sticky. Drop by tablespoons on a greased cookie sheet or on a cookie sheet covered with wax paper or parchment. Let the cookies cool down.


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One response to “Cookies 18: Besitos de Coco

  1. success for you and good article, and add insight for us

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