Coconut Pecan Refrigerator Cookies

Prep Time:
30 min
Cook Time:
8 min
Total Time:
3 hr 15 min
Yield:
5 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. COMBINE flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, sugar and brown sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, vanilla and almond extracts until light and fluffy. Stir in flour mixture, coconut and pecans just until blended.
  2. SHAPE into two 8-inch rolls. If dough is too soft, chill slightly before rolling. Wrap in wax paper or plastic wrap, then with foil. Chill several hours or overnight.
  3. HEAT oven to 375°F.
  4. CUT rolls into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife. Bake on ungreased baking sheet 7 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet. Place on cooling rack to cool completely.

Nutrition

Serving Size (1 cookie), Calories 80 (Calories from Fat 45), Total Fat 5g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 70mg, Total Carbohydrate 9g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 5g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Baking Tip

To prevent cookies from browning too quickly on the bottom, place an empty baking sheet in the oven under the sheet with cookies.

Baking Tip

To quickly bring eggs to room temperature, dip them in a bowl of warm water. Cut butter into small chunks and let stand at room temperature 15 minutes to soften.