Lime Coconut Cookies

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 32 pieces

Basic Cookie Dough is transformed into an island dream.

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn


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