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From the Vault: Calypso Cookies

Mary Waller and Holly Mayfield, Evergreen Lakes, 1998

3 tbs. melted butter

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

2 large eggs, well beaten

1 ½ cups chopped pecans

1 cup chopped dates

3 cups shredded coconut, divided in half

 

Cream butter in large mixing bowl. Add sugar, beat well. Stir in pecans, dates and 1 cup of coconut. Shape dough into ¾ inch balls and roll in remaining coconut and place on cookie sheet. Bake at 300 degrees for 25 minutes until lightly browned. Let cool and serve.