2 sticks butter, softened
2 cups sugar
4 cups (1 large box) vanilla wafer cookies
1/2 cup milk
1 pkg (7.5-oz) flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
Crush the vanilla wafers into fine crumbs using a food processor or rolling pin.
In mixing bowl, cream the butter; add sugar and beat until well combined. Add the eggs, one at a time, to butter and sugar while continuing to beat. Add the vanilla wafer crumbs and milk alternately to the egg mixture. Fold in the coconut and pecans.
Pour the mixture into a greased and floured tube pan. Bake at 275 degrees for 1 hour and 15 or until cake tests done when a toothpick insrted into the cake comes out clean.