A soft slightly sweet cookie topped with rich, creamy coconut buttercream frosting and finished with shredded coconut. coconut lovers delight
- ½ cup shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 2 ½ cups flour
- ½ cup greek yogurt
- 3 ¾ cups powdered sugar 16oz
- ½ cup butter 1 stick
- 3 Tbs milk
- 2 teaspoon coconut extract
- 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
To make 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.
To make the frosting
Beat all ingredients on low until mixed.
Beat on high until smooth and fluffy.
Frost cookies and sprinkle with shredded coconut.
Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 132IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg