Thursday, June 30, 2011
WHITE CHOCOLATE and LIME SUGAR COOKIES
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 sticks butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
juice of 2 limes and zest of 1 lime (zest of other lime reserved for topping)
1 cup rolled oats (i used regular slow cooking oats)
3/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut
1 cup white chocolate chips
2 cups melted white chocolate
3/4 cup toasted coconut
zest of 1 lime
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the baking powder, baking soda, flour and salt.
2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugars together until light and fluffy with mixer. Beat in the eggs and vanilla and lime juice.
3. Add the dry ingredients and beat until just combined. Fold in the oats, shredded coconut, grated lime and white chocolate chips.
7. Spread approx. 1 teaspoon of white chocolate on top of each cookie and while chocolate is wet sprinkle with coconut/lime topping.