Coconut Honey Balls
1 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups flour, sifted
1 cup finely chopped pecans
1 cup shredded coconut meat
1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup pineapple juice
2 teaspoons vinegar
2 tablespoons butter
BAKE at 350ºF for 15 to 18 minutes. MAKES about 6 dozen cookies. Cream butter.
Add sugar, vanilla, and almond extract, creaming well. Add flour, pecans, and
coconut, and mix thoroughly. Shape dough into balls, using a teaspoonful for
each. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) 15
to 18 minutes until light golden brown. If desired, dip cookies into Pineapple
Glaze. Or roll warm cookies in confectioners' sugar.
Pineapple Glaze: In saucepan, combine honey, pineapple juice, vinegar and
butter. Simmer 5 minutes. Cool to lukewarm.