Coconut, Lime, and Macadamia Cookies

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Coconut, Lime, and Macadamia CookiesRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen


Ideal for a hostess gift, potluck party or afternoon snack, this gourmet cookie combination will have you reaching for one more.

Serves 36 (serving size: 1 cookie)


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1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
7.9 ounces (about 1 3/4 cups) all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup shredded coconut
Parchment paper
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon grated lime rind
1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts


Preheat oven to 350°. Combine granulated sugar, brown sugar, butter, and vanilla in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Add egg; beat just until blended. Beat in flour, baking soda, and salt.

Lightly toast coconut on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet in preheated oven. Beat lime juice and lime rind into dough at medium speed. Stir in toasted coconut and chopped macadamia nuts. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 107
Fat 4 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Sodium 60 mg