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Copper baking rack filled with coconut sugar cookies.

Coconut Sugar Cookies

Course: cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut sugar cookies, cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 36
Calories: 145kcal
Author: Laureen King
Easy to make coconut sugar cookies that have crispy edges and a soft, chewy center.
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  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ cup shredded coconut
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • In medium sized bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, coconut and salt.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, using an electric or stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla extract.
  • Add flour mixture, a bit at a time, and mix until combined. Do not overmix.
  • Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, scoop dough onto baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly with a fork.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes until edges are nicely browned.


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 177IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg