coconut blossoms

★★★★★ 2
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By arty Jrgnsn
from Kodiak, AK

Melt-in-your mouth butter cookies wrapped in fragrant coconut flakes. these cookies will be gone fast

★★★★★ 2
serves about 48
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For coconut blossoms

  • 1 1/4 c
    (plus 3 tablespoons) all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/4 c
    cornstarch
  • 2/3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2/3 c
    butter
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract, divided
  • 3
    egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
    sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/4 c
    chocolate chips

How To Make coconut blossoms

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325°F; grease two cookies sheets. Combine flour, cornstarch, and powdered sugar. Using pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine egg yolks and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; add to flour mixture, stirring with fork until moistened. Knead dough in bowl to form a ball
  • 2
    In medium bowl, combine egg whites and remaining ½ teaspoon vanilla extract. In another bowl, combine remaining 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour and coconut flakes; add to egg white mixture; mix well
  • 3
    Shape cookie dough into 2/3-inch balls; roll in coconut mixture. Place balls 1-inch apart on prepared cookie sheets. Press a chocolate chip into each cookie’s center. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Transfer to wire racks and cool completely.

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