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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Lemon Coconut Pixies

 

           Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup Sweetened Coconut Flakes
  • Powdered sugar


Directions:

1. Heat oven to 300°F.

2. Beat butter, sugar, eggs and lemon peel in large bowl until well blended. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Stir in coconut. Cover; refrigerate dough about 1 hour or until firm enough to handle. Shape** into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

3. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. About 4 dozen cookies.

**I shape my cookies with an ice cream scoop and then refrigerate.....#40 scoop

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