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Chewy Lime and Coconut Sugar Cookies

We love these soft and chewy sugar cookies. The coconut and lime make them extra special!
4.2 from 5 votes

Ingredients
  

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Zest of one large lime
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • ½ cup toasted coconut
  • 1/2 cup sugar for rolling cookies

Instructions
 

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or Silpats.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • 3. Using a mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until smooth and very fluffy. This will take a couple of minutes.
  • 4. Beat in the egg, vanilla extract, lime juice and lime zest. Mix until well combined.
  • 5. Gradually add in the dry ingredients and toasted coconut. Mix until combined, don't over mix.
  • 6. Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of cookie dough into balls. Put sugar in a small bowl and roll cookie dough balls in the sugar. Place on lined cookie sheets about 1 1/2 inches apart.
  • 7. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. The cookies will start to crack a little bit.
  • 8. Let stand on cookie sheet two minutes. Move cookies to a cooling rack.
  • *Note-to toast the coconut-place coconut on lined baking sheet. Bake for 5-8 minutes at 350 degrees. Tossing a couple of times. Remove from oven when coconut is light brown.*