Friday, September 23, 2016

Coconut-Lime Shortbread Cookies

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.

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