2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup Brazil nuts
1/2 cup chopped candied cherries
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Sift together the flour and baking soda, set aside.
Add brown sugar and cream until fluffy.
Mix in egg and vanilla.
Stir in flour mixture.
Stir in coconut, nuts and cherries.
Drop by the spoonful onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake 9-10 minutes or until done.
Makes 4½ Dozen