Coconut Lime Cookies

Yield: Approximately 24 cookies

Baking time: 12-15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • •1 cup (225 g) unsalted butter, softened
  • •1 cup (200 g) granulated sugar
  • •1 large egg
  • •1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • •2 tablespoons (30 ml) freshly squeezed lime juice
  • •Zest of 2 limes
  • •2 cups (250 g) all-purpose flour
  • •1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • •1/4 teaspoon salt
  • •1 cup (85 g) shredded coconut
  • •Additional shredded coconut for rolling (optional)

Instructions:

  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat. Set aside.
  2. 2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. 3. Add the egg, vanilla extract, lime juice, and lime zest to the butter mixture. Mix until well combined.
  4. 4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. 5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, mixing until just combined.
  6. 6. Stir,  in the shredded coconut until evenly distributed throughout the dough.
  7. 7. Optional: Place some additional shredded coconut in a shallow bowl. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls and roll them in the shredded coconut to coat.
  8. 8. Place the coated dough balls onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  9. 9. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
  10. 10. Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

You can find this and more delicious cookies recipes in my “Cookie Cookbook: 33 Delicious and Easy Cookies Recipes”.

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