Lime Coconut Cookies

Lime Coconut Cookies

Ingredients:

1/2 cup earth balance (or butter)--softened

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon lemon extract

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon hot water

1 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup coconut flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

zest from one lime

3/4 cup sliced almonds or chopped cashews

turbinado sugar to sprinkle on top

Method:

*Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, cream earth balance and sugars until smooth. Add extracts and egg. Mix. Dissolve baking soda in hot water; add to egg/sugar mixture. Mix until fully incorporated.

*In second bowl, combine flours, salt, lime zest, and nuts. Mix. Add dry to wet, mix until fully incorporated. Refrigerate for ten minutes. Drop onto cookie sheet, sprinkle with turbinado sugar, and bake 9-12 minutes until golden brown.

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