Recipes and Cooking White Coconut Sugar Cookie Bars Be the first to rate & review! 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. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on October 6, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 20 mins Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 48 Yield: 1 bar Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 3 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 1 cup butter, softened 1 ¼ cup sugar 1 egg 2 tablespoon sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon coconut extract 1 recipe Coconut-Lime Frosting Flaked coconut, toasted if desired, and/or lime zest Coconut-Lime Frosting 1 cup butter, softened 3 ½ cup powdered sugar 2 teaspoon finely shredded lime zest 1 teaspoon lime juice ¼ teaspoon coconut extract Directions 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. 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. Coconut-Lime Frosting 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. To Store Place bars in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 161 Calories 8g Fat 21g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 48 Calories 161 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 25mg 8% Sodium 108mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 21g 8% Total Sugars 14g Protein 1g Vitamin C 0.1mg 1% Calcium 11mg 1% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 19mg 0% Folate, total 15.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.