Coconut Clouds Recipe

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Coconut Clouds

Carla Tipton

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@Carla99

These cookies are cake-like and very dangerous if you love coconut! I always share with neighbors so I don't eat the entire batch.


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Prep:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
shortening
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
coconut extract
tsp
pure vanilla
8 oz
sour cream
234 c
all purpose flour (2 3/4 cup)
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
flaked coconut, toasted

FROSTING

1/3 c
butter, cubed
3 c
confectioners sugar
3 Tbsp
evporated milk
1 tsp
coconut extract
2 c
flaked coconut, toasted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375. In large bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and extracts. Stir in sour cream. Combine flour and baking soda, and gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
2
Roll cookies in coconut.
3
Drop by tablespoon 2" apart on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes.
4
FROSTING: In small heavy saucepan, heat butter--5 to 7 minutes or until golden. Pour butter into large bowl and beat in conf. sugar, milk & extracts.
5
Let cookies cool before frosting; then dip iced tops in coconut.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American