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Coconut Lime Sugar Cookies

Makes 18 cookies that are melt in your mouth delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Servings: 18 cookies
Cost: $15


  • oven
  • cookie sheet


  • cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • cups granulated sugar
  • 2 ounces cream cheese ,softened
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter ,melted
  • cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp real vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp lime zest


  • Preheat oven to 350º
  • Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Combine, then add coconut and combine.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the sugar, lime zest, and cream cheese until combined.
  • Add melted butter to sugar and cream cheese and mix to combine. 
  • Add milk, oil, egg, lime juice, and vanilla to sugar mixture and mix to combine.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the flour mixture and mix until combined.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a baking mat. Using a spoon or cookie scoop, place about 1½  tbsp of dough on a cookie tray, about 3½ inches apart; these cookies will spread quite a bit to about 3 inches in diameter. 
  • With the bottom of a glass or measuring cup, flatten the cookie dough to about ¼ inch. NOTE: The thicker the cookie, the chewier it will be.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 11-12 minutes or until the edges just turn golden brown.