Coconut

Lime, Ginger, and Coconut Sugar Cookies

April  2, 2010
Author Notes

I cook a lot of Indian and Southeast Asian influenced recipes with curries making regular appearances in my kitchen. Because of this there is a constant supply of limes, ginger, and coconut (oil/milk/flakes) in the house and that is how these cookies came to be. —testkitchenette

  • Serves 15-20 cookies
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon coconut milk
  • zest of one lime
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 1/4 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350F and prepare baking sheet with parchment paper/silicone liner.
  2. Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl and set aside. Mix the egg, coconut milk, ginger, lime zest, and lime juice in a small bowl and set aside
  3. Using a handheld mixer or upright one, cream the butter and add the sugar gradually. Add the egg, coconut milk, ginger, lime zest, and lime juice mixture. Add the flour mixture and combine thoroughly.
  4. Drop by scant tablespoonfuls onto prepared pan and bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool and enjoy!

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