Lime Coconut Cookies

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 32 pieces


2cups Basic Cookie Dough
6tablespoons sweetened flaked coconut
1cup powdered sugar, sifted
4teaspoons lime juice
1/2teaspoon water


  1. Shape 2 cups of Basic Cookie Dough into two 8-inch logs, roll in coconut and press coconut into dough.  Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm, 3 hours to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F.  Line cookie sheets with parchment. 
  3. Cut each log into 16 slices.  Arrange 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.  Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until tops look done and coconut is golden brown.  Let cool on cookie sheet 3 minutes.  Transfer cookies to wire rack; let cool completely.
  4. Combine sugar, lime juice and water in medium bowl. Whisk well to combine. Drizzle over tops of cookies.

Recipe by Jean Kressy.

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