1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup flaked coconut
2 1/2 cups sifted flour
3/4 cup chopped candied cherries
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
Cream butter and sugar. Blend in milk and vanilla extract. Stir in flour, cherries, and nuts. Form into two rolls, each 2 inches in diameter and 8 inches long. Roll in coconut.
Wrap and chill several hours or overnight.
Slice in 1/4-inch slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375°F for 12 minutes or until edges are golden.