Using a hand mixer, cream together the butter and cream cheese until combined and smooth.
Beat in the vanilla until combined.
Gradually mix in the powdered sugar until combined.
Using a rubber spatula, fold in the shredded coconut.
Cover with foil and place into the fridge for 1 hour.
Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Using a tablespoon, scoop out some of the mixture and roll it into a ball.
Set onto the cookie sheet, repeat step until all of the mixture is rolled into a ball.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the brown sugar and cinnamon.
Coat each dough ball in the brown sugar mixture.
Place onto a serving tray and continue the step until all balls have been coated