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Coconut Lace Cookies Recipe

Delicate, crisp cookies such as these are a lovely addition to a Christmas cookie platter. Every bite has great coconut flavor.—Clara Coulston, Washington Court House, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar and flour. Stir in coconut milk and vanilla. Add coconut and butter; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • 2. Drop by scant teaspoonfuls 3 in. apart onto foil-lined baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 6-7 minutes or until lacy and edges are golden brown. Allow cookies to cool completely before carefully removing from foil. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 44 calories, 2 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 14 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.