Coconut Lime Cookies

coconut lime cookies | pale yellowIt’s Friday! Not just a regular Friday, a three-day weekend Friday.  I have no plans except for reading on the beach and going on a bike ride or two.  Perhaps there will be a frozen adult beverage somewhere in there…

coconut lime cookies | pale yellowThis weekend won’t be all about vegging out, I plan on doing a little decorating.  I’ve been looking at curtains for the living room and planning some crafting projects.  I adore these pieces and want to create one for above my drink cart and a few for the kitchen.  I’m throwing around these quotes; “It’s not easy being drunk all the time. Everyone would do it, if it were easy. – Tyrion Lannister, GoT, “Calories? You mean delicious points? – Source unknown, and “A party without cake is just a meeting” – Julia Child.

coconut lime cookies | pale yellowDecorating the living room is really just a way for me to avoid my bedroom, I have zero ideas on what to do with that room.  It’s so bare and boring.  Maybe I’ll paint the room, maybe not.  We’ll see.

coconut lime cookies | pale yellowDespite the rainy weather, I’m ready for my tropical vacations.  The cookies are soft and chewy; they are a lovely sugar cookie ramped up with flaky coconut and fresh lime.  These cookies are easy and delightful!  You should make them happen this weekend.

coconut lime cookies | pale yellowTwo Years Ago – S’more Cupcakes

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Coconut and Lime Cookies
Adapted from Karis’ Kitchen
Yield – 33 1-tablespoon cookies

zest from 1 lime
3/4 cup sugar
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 egg yolk
1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice (from 1 lime)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups + 2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons sweetened flaked coconut

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 ˚F and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Add the lime zest and sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment.  Massage the zest and sugar together for about 2 minutes.  Add in the butter and beat on medium-high speed until pale yellow.
  3. Scrap the bowl as needed and beat in the egg yolk.  Add the lime juice and vanilla and continue to beat the mixture.
  4. Whisk together the flour, soda, powder, and salt in a medium bowl.  Turn the mixer to low and add the dry ingredients until just combined.  Stir in the coconut.
  5. Use a 1-tablespoon cookie scoop to portion the dough.  Give the dough about 2 inches between each cookie as the cookies spread while baking.
  6. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the edges just begin to barely brown. Please do not over-bake!
  7. Let cool 2 minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.coconut lime cookies | pale yellow

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2 responses to “Coconut Lime Cookies

  1. I love these cookies they’d be perfect for a picnic at the beach…which is exactly what I plan to do this weekend! Lovely photos too!

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