Coconut Cut Out Cookies
Ingredients
  • 1 cup salted butter
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon coconut emulsion
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup coconut divided
Coconut Icing
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • ¼ teaspoon coconut emulsion
  • 2 drops white Americolor Coloring
Instructions
  1. Cream butter with sugar.
  2. Beat in egg and flavorings.
  3. Add flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Dice ¾ cup sweetened coconut and mix into dough.
  5. Mix until the dough pulls away from bowl.
  6. Roll out on floured surface or between wax paper.
  7. Cut with cookie cutter.
  8. Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes.
  9. Cool cookies completely before icing
Coconut Icing
  1. Mix powdered sugar, corn syrup, water and coconut emulsion and coloring until smooth.
  2. Chop ¼ cup coconut.
  3. Pipe icing on cookies and apply chopped coconut on top before icing dries.
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2013/03/coconut-cut-out-cookies.html