Cocount Dromedaries


Preparation info
  • Yield: Approximately

    3 Dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Christmas Cook: Three Centuries of American Yuletide Sweets

By William Woys Weaver

Published 1990

  • About

If coconut dromedaries could walk, they would certainly make the most delectable of desserts “on the hoof”! The citizens of Puerto Rico need no reminder about the importance of camels or dromedaries to their own unique celebration of Christmas, a celebration that today has spilled over into New York’s Spanish Harlem and other places where Puerto Ricans have settled. On Twelfth Night, which they call Three Kings Day, camels, not Santa Claus, deliver presents and goodies to the children. Stra