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key lime coconut cookies

a recipe by
Joanne Sarver
Nekoosa, WI

Very good

serves Makes about 2 dozen cookies
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For key lime coconut cookies

  • 2 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    shredded coconut
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 3 oz
    cream cheese, cut into small pieces
  • zest of 1 lime
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted and still warm
  • 1 lg
    egg, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make key lime coconut cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line with cookie sheets with parchment paper. Place sugar, cream cheese and lime zest in a large bowl. Pour warm butter over sugar and cream cheese and whisk until it's all combined. Add egg, milk and lime juice, whisk well. Add flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and coconut. Mix with rubber spatula until combined. Form into 1-inch balls and lightly coat with powdered sugar. Place cookies on baking sheet 2-inches apart. Bake 11-12 minutes. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

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