- 1 cup (1/2 lb.) butter, at room temperature
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup unsweetened shredded dried coconut
- 3/4 cup powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons rum
- calories 55
- caloriesfromfat 45 %
- protein 0.5 g
- fat 2.8 g
- satfat 1.9 g
- carbohydrate 6.8 g
- fiber 0.2 g
- sodium 24 mg
- cholesterol 6.2 mg
How to Make It
In a bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat butter and sugar until smooth. Stir or beat in flour and coconut until well blended.
On cooking parchment-lined 12- by 15-inch baking sheets (see notes), shape 1/2-cup portions of dough into 3/4-inch-thick logs, each about 13 inches long; place about 3 inches apart. Press your fingers across each log to make ridges, flattening logs to about 1/8 inch in thinnest parts.
Bake logs in a 400° oven until edges are lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes; if baking more than one pan at a time, switch pan positions halfway through baking. Slide a thin spatula under logs to loosen.
In a small bowl, mix powdered sugar and rum until smooth. Brush warm logs with powdered sugar mixture, then immediately cut diagonally into 1-inch-wide strips. Cool cookies completely on pans.
Note: Nutritional analysis is per cookie.
These tender, buttery cookies are lightly glazed with rum icing. Store glazed cookies airtight for up to 3 days. For best results, line baking sheets with cooking parchment or nonstick silicone pan liners.