Coconut Island Cookies


1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 pound butter or margarine
1 egg
3 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1/4 cup strong coffee
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Heaping 1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup shredded coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla
Coconut Island Icing


Cream sugar, butter, and egg. Melt chocolate and coffee together. Cool, add to sugar mixture, and beat well. Add dry ingredients, then sour cream, coconut, and vanilla. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 13 minutes. Do not overbake. Frost with Coconut Island Icing (below).

Coconut Island Icing


Makes 4 dozen 2-1/2-inch cookies.

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