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Cherry-Coconut Balls



  • 42 maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 cup Graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut, finely shredded or grated


  1. Dry the cherries on a paper towel.
  2. Cream the butter and gradually mix in the confectioners' sugar and orange juice.
  3. Add coconut and mix well. This mixture will be soft.
  4. Roll a small portion of the coconut mixture evenly around each cherry and then roll in Graham cracker crumbs.
  5. Place on wax paper and keep cool.


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