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Coconut Lime Sugar Cookies

These Coconut Lime Sugar Cookies are a delicious taste of the tropics! Soft, pillowy sugar cookies flavored with coconut and lime zest, then topped with a sweet lime icing. Sure to become a new favorite!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 2 ½ c. all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 ½ c. granulated sugar
  • 1 ¾ sticks unsalted butter softened
  • 2 Large Phil's Fresh Eggs
  • 2-3 tsp. coconut extract
  • zest of 1 lime

Frosting

  • 1 ½ c. powdered sugar
  • 2-3 Tbsp. lime juice
  • zest of 1 lime

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, combine granulated sugar and softened butter; cream mixture until light and fluffy, 4-6 minutes.
  4. Add Phil's Fresh Eggs one at a time, then add coconut extract and lime zest, mixing until thoroughly combined.
  5. Gradually add in flour mixture and mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. Using 2 Tbsp. of dough at a time, roll into balls and place 2 inches apart on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Flatten each dough ball with the bottom of a glass to 2 inches in diameter.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 14 minutes, rotating pan halfway through.
  9. Remove from oven and cool on baking sheet 10 minutes, then remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Once cool, prepare frosting by combining powdered sugar with 2 Tbsp. lime juice. Slowly add more lime juice until desired consistency is reached. Stir in lime zest; spoon onto cookies as desired.