Monday, May 7, 2012

Chewy Coconut Lime Sugar Cookies (Whole Wheat)

When you make these cookies, your kitchen will smell like a lime orchard, they are so good and chewy, I found this recipe over at My Happy Place , I tweaked the recipe a bit to make it a little more healthy.  They came out better than I expected.

2 3/4 cups whole wheat flour

1 tsp  baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup unsalted butter, softened

1 cup light brown sugar

1 egg

1/2 tsp vanilla

zest of one large lime

3 tbsp fresh lime juice
1/2 cup unsweetened toasted coconut

 Set oven to 350ºF. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
In a small bowl, sift dry ingredients.

Beat butter and light brown sugar until fluffy.

Beat in egg, vanilla, and lime juice and zest.

Gradually blend in the dry ingredients and toasted coconut.

Roll rounded spoonfuls of dough into balls and place on cookie sheet.
Bake 8-10 minutes, transfer to wire rack.
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  1. Yum! A perfect way to use my leftover Cinco De Mayo limes!!!

  2. I LOVE YOUR NEW SITE!!!! LOOKS sooooooo refreshing and the color works way better with the food - yum. It's more "appertizing" ;)
    Love anything with limes or lemons.

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  4. They sound so yummy...gotta try these :)

  5. These sound delicious!!! Every time I come here I have such grand illusions of making the wonderful treats you feature, but these I may really have to try!! Thanks for always having such a fun place to visit!

  6. Are you kidding me?! Coconut and lime??? That would taste so good!

    I swear Pamela, you know am trying to lose weight and now this! How could you????

    Haha, will DEFINITELY try this one. Am bookmarking it now!

  7. oh my this sooo good and the fact that it's healthy makes it even better!

  8. Those look so yummy!! love that you used whole wheat flower. Now I want to bake. Because they're healthy my mind is trying to justify baking a bunch of them and eating them all!! bwahahaha!!

    Thanks for the share!

  9. These look so awesome. I was trying to see what to make with limes. Great recipe and thanks for sharing your recipe love :)

  10. Ooooo lime and coconut sounds so yummy!

  11. Hi Pam! Can I come live at your house and eat cookies and cupcakes everyday?? Yum! Love the look of your new blog!

  12. Coconut and lime -- I'd like cookie in a smoothie please :)

  13. oooOOo Lime and coconut! Sounds luscious! Thanks for sharing your recipe! ;)

  14. Love this combo, and love chewy cookies anytime!

  15. Those look so good! I bet they do smell good!

  16. Okay, I am signing up for your e-mails. Your recipes sound just out of this world!

  17. These look fantastic! I planned to make some lime bars today and you've inspired me to add coconut! I will definitely keep this recipe on file :0

  18. I've never had lime cookies! Looking forward to trying these...Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

  19. I love the coconut and lime flavor combination in these cookies, they look so good! I also like that they are made with whole wheat flour. I would love if you would share this and any other posts at Showcase Your Talent Thursday I hope to see you there!

  20. These look soo good! I love a different recipe. I'll have to try these!
    @ Creatively Living

  21. I love lime and coconut!! Thanks for linking to Things I've Done Thursday!

  22. These look great and I won't feel so guilty eating them. Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays.


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