John Deere Cookies

Course: cookies, Dessert
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 dozen
Author: Laureen King
John Deere cookies combine some great flavours like maraschino cherries, walnuts and coconut.
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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or any nuts you like
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries drained, pat dry, chopped in pieces


  • Preheat oven to 350º and line baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Blend together flour, baking soda and salt
  • Place butter and sugar in mixing bowl and beat until fluffy.
  • Add egg and vanilla.
  • Mix in 1/2 flour mix and combine well.
  • Add milk, combine, then stir in remaining flour mix.
  • At this point we had to start hand mixing as our hand mixer wasn't powerful enough to combine.
  • Stir in coconut, walnuts and maraschino cherries
  • Scoop about 1 heaping tablespoon of dough and form into ball.
  • press dough down with fork.
  • bake 350º for 10-12 minutes