- 1 egg
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups flaked coconut
- Additional sugar
How to Make It
Beat egg in a large mixing bowl until foamy. Gradually add 1 1/2 cups sugar and butter, beating constantly.
Dissolve soda in buttermilk; add to creamed mixture, beating well. Stir in flour and coconut. Cover and chill dough at least 1 hour.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in additional sugar. Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks.