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“Crisp, buttery coconut shortbread cookies. Published in Bon Appetit, February 1993.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
24
YIELD:
24 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly butter two 9-inch diameter tart pans with removeable bottoms.
  3. Mix sweetened flaked coconut, flour, sugar and salt in large bowl with electric mixer.
  4. Add butter and vanilla and beat until well combined.
  5. Divide dough between prepared tart pans and press to cover botooms. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  6. Bake shortbreads until golden brown, about 25 minutes. Cool 5 minutes.
  7. Remove pan sides from shortbreads. Cut each shortbread into 12 wedges. If wedges are moist or soft, place on cookie sheet and bake until crisp, up to 7 minutes more. Cool completely. (Can be made 1 week ahead. Store in airtight container at room temperature.).

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