This yummy sugar cookie recipe has a tropical twist with coconut and lime. Topped with creamy frosting, these Christmas cookies are perfect for a party or cookie swap.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

bake:
20 mins to 25 mins at 350°
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
48
Yield:
1 bar
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White Coconut Sugar Cookie Bars

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over the edges of the pan. Coat foil with cooking spray. In a medium bowl stir together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, and baking soda; set aside.

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  • In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium to high 30 seconds. Add sugar; beat until combined, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in egg, sour cream, vanilla, and coconut extract. Gradually beat in flour. Transfer dough to prepared pan. Press dough evenly into pan.

  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown on edges. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Use edges of foil to lift uncut bars from pan. Spread with Coconut-Lime Frosting. If desired, sprinkle with flaked coconut and lime zest. Cut into bars.

To Store

Place bars in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts (White Coconut Sugar Cookie Bars)

161 calories; total fat 8g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 25mg; sodium 108mg; potassium 19mg; carbohydrates 21g; fiber 0g; sugar 14g; protein 1g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 245IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 15mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 11mg; iron 0mg.

Coconut-Lime Frosting

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until smooth. Beat in zest, lime juice, and extract.

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