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These chunky Coconut Lime Cookies are the perfect summer treat. The soft cookies are loaded with sweetened coconut and lime zest.Grab the recipe at www. beyondfrosting.com

Coconut Lime Cookies


  • Author: Julianne Bayer
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies

Description

These chunky Coconut Lime Cookies are the perfect summer treat. The soft cookies are loaded with sweetened coconut and lime zest.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • zest of 2 limes
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tarter
  • 1 cup shredded coconut, sweetened
  • 3/4 cup macadamia nuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine butter with sugar and beat on medium speed until well creamed together.
  2. Add the eggs, vanilla extract and lime zest. Mix into butter and sugar until the eggs are well beaten.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Slowly add into batter and beat on medium low speed until it starts to combine.
  4. Lastly, add the shredded coconut and chopped macadamia nuts and mix until the dough forms
  5. Refrigerate dough for a minimum of 30 minutes and up to 1 hour. Do NOT skip this step or you will have cookies thinner than pancakes!
  6. Preheat oven to 350° F. Use a medium cookie scoop (1-2 tbsp) and scoop cookie dough onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Place about 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake at 350° F 12 to 15 minutes. Allow cookie to cool on the baking sheet for several minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

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