A soft slightly sweet cookie topped with rich, creamy coconut buttercream frosting and finished with shredded coconut. coconut lovers delight
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
- For the cookie:
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 2 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 cup greek yogurt
- For the frosting:
- 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar 16oz
- 1/2 cup butter 1 stick
- 3 Tbs milk
- 2 tsp coconut extract
- 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
For the cookies: Beat and cream together the shortening, sugar, egg and vanilla.
Mix and sift together salt, baking soda and flour.
Add to creamed mixture alternatively with sour cream.
Chill if desired (not necessary)
Roll out and cut with floured biscuit cutter (or other cookie cutters for different shapes)
Bake at 400 for 8 minutes.
Remove from sheet immediately and cool on a rack.
For the frosting:
Beat all ingredients on low until mixed.
Beat on high until smooth and fluffy.
Frost cookies and sprinkle with shredded coconut.