Tropical Orange and Coconut No-Bake Cookies

If you love the buttery sweet texture of pecan sandies, try these tropical no-bake cookies.

These tropical orange and coconut no-bake cookies are sweet, tender cookies made with pecans and just a touch of orange. They taste and look great. Don’t be afraid to bring these to the next party. Everyone will be surprised to hear that these are no-bake cookies.

Tropical Orange and Coconut No-Bake Cookie Recipe


  • 3 1/2 cups vanilla wafer cookie crumbs
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans, chopped
  • 1/3 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut


  1. In the mixing bowl of your stand-type mixer, combine the cookie crumbs, powdered sugar, and chopped pecans. Mix in the orange juice and melted butter. Mix for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Shape into one-inch balls and roll in the coconut.
  3. Place the cookies in the refrigerator to become firm.

(Updated from May 21, 2014)

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