Coconut Sugar Cookie Squares Recipe

Coconut Sugar Cookie Squares Recipe

How To Make Coconut Sugar Cookie Squares

These tropical coconut sugar cookie squares topped with thick and silky coconut frosting that melts in your mouth will bring joy to your sweet tooth!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cupcoconut,sweetened, shredded
  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • ½tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½cupbutter,softened
  • 1cupsugar,granulated
  • 1egg
  • 1egg white
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 2tbspcoconut milk
  • 1tbspsour cream
  • 1recipecoconut buttercream frosting,recipe follows
  • ½cupcoconut,shredded, sweetened, for garnish, optional

For Coconut Buttercream Frosting:

  • 3cupssugar,powdered
  • 6tbspbutter,softened
  • 3tbspcoconut milk
  • ¾tspcoconut extract,or imitation coconut extract

Instructions

Coconut Buttercream Frosting:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Using an electric mixer, whip together until smooth and fluffy.

Coconut Sugar Cookie Squares:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Process the ½ cup shredded sweetened coconut in a food processor until finely ground. This may take a few minutes in a mini food processor.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Whisk in the ground coconut, then set aside.

  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, whip together the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Stir in the egg, egg white, and vanilla.

  4. Add in the coconut milk and sour cream, and mix until blended. Slowly add in the flour mixture and mix until combine.

  5. With buttered hands, gently press the dough into an even layer in a buttered 13×9-inch baking dish. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes until the edges are lightly golden.

  6. Allow to cool completely, then frost with Coconut Buttercream Frosting and sprinkle with additional shredded sweetened coconut.

  7. Cut into squares and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 318.23kcal
  • Fat: 11.45g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.85g
  • Trans Fat: 0.33g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.34g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.44g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.08g
  • Fiber: 0.99g
  • Sugar: 40.42g
  • Protein: 2.41g
  • Cholesterol: 29.67mg
  • Sodium: 76.31mg
  • Calcium: 17.17mg
  • Potassium: 56.92mg
  • Iron: 1.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 72.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.25mg
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