Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Snow Kissed & Recipe for Coconut Sugar Cookies!

It snowed here yesterday. The flakes were heavy and by early evening the trees looked so beautiful-as if they'd been kissed with either coconut or powdered sugar. Watching the trees inspired me to share my recipe for coconut sugar cookies.

Coconut Sugar Cookies

1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
3 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2 sticks unsalted butter, melted
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp. almond flavored extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. In mixer, whip together the butter sugar then add the egg and extract. Gently mix in until blended the flour mixture. Stir in 1 1/4 cup of coconut until well blended. Roll dough into little balls and dip each into remaining coconut before placing on a cookie sheet. Bake for approximately 10 minutes.

Have fun baking and remember one of the best parts about baking cookies is sharing them.

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