Coconut Lemon Cookies

Ruchira Hoon
Ruchira Hoon|
Last updated on Jan 9th
Pretty cookies with subtle flavors.
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time30Minutes
  • Serves5people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  •  cups white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp lemon extract
  • 3 drops yellow food colouring
  • Zest of one large lemon finely minced
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened toasted coconut
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar for rolling cookies

Recipe Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to180 degree centigrade. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. 2. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. 3. Using your fingers mix the lemon zest and sugar together. Add the butter and whisk till fluffy.
  4. 4. Beat in egg, vanilla extract, lemon juice and yellow colouring.
  5. 5. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients and toasted coconut.
  6. 6. Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, and roll in sugar. Place on lined cookie sheets about 1 1/2 inches apart.
  7. 7. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned
My Tip: Lemon and coconut pair beautifully