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Raspberry Coconut Cookies

Raspberry Coconut Cookies: a delicious raspberry jam filled sandwich cookie with bits of sweet coconut flavor. A pretty cookie perfect for Valentines Day, cookie exchanges, and more!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword raspberry coconut cookies
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 sandwich cookies
Author Katie



  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded sweetned coconut
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup raspberry preserves/jam/jelly


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. 
  • Combine the flour, coconut, baking powder and salt, gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Shape into 1 inch balls.
  • Place on baking sheets and flatten with a glass dipped in flour. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until edges begin to brown, begin to check at 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.
  • In a small bowl beat the butter, confectioners sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth. Place ½ tsp preserves and a tsp of filling on the bottom half of the cookies. Top with remaining cookies.