Coconuts Recipes

Coconut is common in dessert recipes such as Coconut Macaroons, Tangerine Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting, and Apricot-Nut Spice Cake with Coconut Butter Frosting. But try it as part of a main dish, too, with Cocunut Turkey Spears or Sizzling Shrimp with Tangy Coconut Sauce.

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Tropical Strawberry Pie

From Midwest Living

Pin~a colada meets berries in a recipe from reader Linda Pint of New Prague, Minnesota.

Tropical Strawberry Pie

German Chocolate-Nut Cake

From Midwest Living

Coconut, pecans, and caramel ice cream topping make a sweet sauce to top the cake in this dessert recipe.

German Chocolate-Nut Cake

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Sundae Cake

From Midwest Living

Because of the homemade cake and three different ice cream layers, this showy dessert takes time to make, but the oohs and aahs you¿ll hear make it worth the effort.

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Sundae Cake

Coconut Fruit S'Mores

From Better Homes and Gardens

Coconut Fruit S'Mores

Coconut Macaroons

From Better Homes and Gardens

These classic crisp and chewy coconut cookies are the perfect holiday or anytime treat.

Coconut Macaroons

Six-Layer Strawberry Cake

From Better Homes and Gardens

Six-Layer Strawberry Cake

Coconut Macadamia Shortbread Coins

From Better Homes and Gardens

For the macadamia lover, chopped nuts are pressed into the tops of these shaped cookies prior to baking. Make the recipe ahead of time and freeze.

Coconut Macadamia Shortbread Coins

Coconut Shrimp with Mango Rice Pilaf

From Diabetic Living

Using packaged cooked brown rice is the secret to keeping this recipe's prep time short.

Coconut Shrimp with Mango Rice Pilaf

Coconut Meringue Cheesecake

From Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this tropical cheesecake to your coconut-loving friends. The meringue layer makes for an impressive presentation.

Coconut Meringue Cheesecake

Farmyard Cake

From Better Homes and Gardens

This farmyard cake is sure to be the hit of your next kid's party. Starting with a purchased half-sheet cake, this recipe can be prepared from start to finish in just 30 minutes.

Farmyard Cake

Tropical Coffee Cake

From Diabetic Living

Mango and coconut give this low-calorie coffee cake island flair. Yogurt and just a small amount of oil keep the cake moist yet low in fat.

Tropical Coffee Cake

Coconut Candy Bars

From Better Homes and Gardens

This toasty almond and coconut bar imitates a favorite candy bar. A short ingredient list means it's an easy recipe.

Coconut Candy Bars

Chocolate Doughnut Delights

From Better Homes and Gardens

When you go visiting on Christmas morning, surprise and delight family and friends with a gift of decorated donuts they can enjoy while opening presents.

Chocolate Doughnut Delights

Blackberry Strudel Cookies

From Better Homes and Gardens

These fruity spirals are dusted with a sprinkling of powdered sugar while warm. Make the cookie recipe up to three days ahead of your next Christmas party.

Blackberry Strudel Cookies

Coconut Salmon Curry

From Better Homes and Gardens

In a little more than 30 minutes, you can have this delicious curry that includes salmon, carrots and pineapple.

Coconut Salmon Curry

Mango Chicken Salad with Coconut

From Better Homes and Gardens

Mango Chicken Salad with Coconut

Coconut Shrimp with Mango Sauce

From Better Homes and Gardens

Coconut Shrimp with Mango Sauce

Doughnut Delights

From Better Homes and Gardens

For a breakfast treat or a special dessert, these donut holes are dressed up with chocolate and coconut. They're simple, but showy.

Doughnut Delights

Chocolate Chip Sunflower Cookies

From Better Homes and Gardens

Coconut gives these cookies a chewy center while the sunflower kernels offer a satisfying crunch. Refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough makes this a quick treat.

Chocolate Chip Sunflower Cookies

Grilled Pineapple Skewers with Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

From Midwest Living

Honey, orange juice, rum, and cinnamon coat the grilled pineapple to make sweet dessert kabobs for the creamy and rich homemade ice cream.

Grilled Pineapple Skewers with Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

Fruit Bowl Sundae

From Better Homes and Gardens

Your family will love this simple dessert that calls for fruit instead of ice cream then topped with chocolate whipped cream and sandwich cookie crumbles.

Fruit Bowl Sundae

Lime-Coconut Triangles

From Better Homes and Gardens

They're like your favorite lemon bar cookies, only with tropical flavors and a different shape.

Lime-Coconut Triangles

Chocolate-Coconut Scones

From Better Homes and Gardens

The chocolate scones are like dessert. You can also make a fruit scone, which is great for breakfast.

Chocolate-Coconut Scones

Classic Coconut Cake with Frosting

From Better Homes and Gardens

Classic Coconut Cake with Frosting

Homemade Granola

From Better Homes and Gardens

If you prefer, substitute 3/4 cup slivered almonds for the coconut. Wait to add the almonds along with the wheat germ.

Homemade Granola

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