Coconut Citrus DelightsFrom keni 4 years ago
- 1 cup butter, softened(no substitutions) shopping list
- 1 1/3 cup sugar shopping list
- 2 eggs shopping list
- 1t buttermilk(milk can be subbed) shopping list
- 1t vanilla shopping list
- 3 cups flour shopping list
- 1t salt shopping list
- juice from lemons and/or limes to total about 1 cup(I used 1 lemon and 2 large limes, keeping juices separate) shopping list
- 2 cups unsweetened coconut, shredded shopping list
- green and yellow food coloring, optional shopping list
How to make it
- Cream together butter and sugar in mixing bowl.
- Add eggs 1 at a time, stirring well after each addition.
- Add buttermilk and vanilla, and beat to combine.
- Slowly add flour and salt and stir to combine.
- At this point, to make both flavors of cookie, remove half of the dough and set aside in a bowl.
- To remaining dough in mixing bowl, add lime juice and a couple of drops of food coloring, and mix at low speed to combine well.
- To dough that has been set aside, add the lemon juice and yellow food coloring, and also stir gently til well combined.
- Chill dough for 1-2 hours.
- Roll dough into 1 inch balls then roll those in coconut, generously covering all sides.
- Bake on lightly greased baking sheet, or a baking stone, for 12-15 minutes, until edges and coconut are lightly browning.
- Cool on baking sheet/stone for about 5 minutes, then remove to wire rack.
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love these type of cookies,
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