Coconut-Lime Shortbread Cookies
1 ¼ cups all purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
½ cup butter room temperature
1 teaspoon lime zest
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 tablespoons shredded coconut
1. Combine flour, sugar, and shredded coconut in a
medium mixing bowl Cut in butter and lime zest until
the mixture resembles fine crumbs.
2. Form the mixture into a ball and knead until smooth.
Roll or pat the dough into a circular loaf shape about
3 inches wide and 8 inches long.
3. Cut the loaf into about 16 circles and place them
about 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet covered in parchment
4. Bake at 325 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes or until
bottom of cookie just starts to brown. Transfer cookies
still on parchment paper to a wire rack to cool.