Coconut Lime Macadamia Cookies

Fresh and light, these delightful tropical cookies make an ideal hostess gift, potluck contribution or afternoon snack. The fresh lime adds fresh, bright flavor!


1¼ c. granulated sugar

½ c. brown sugar

½ c. unsalted butter, softened

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1 large egg

1¾ cups) all-purpose flour

1 tsp. baking soda

¼ tsp. salt

¾ c. shredded coconut

2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice

1 Tbsp. grated lime rind

¼ c. chopped macadamia nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine granulated sugar, brown sugar, butter, and vanilla in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Add egg; beat just until blended. Beat in flour, baking soda, and salt.
  2. Lightly toast coconut on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet in preheated oven. Beat lime juice and lime rind into dough at medium speed. Stir in toasted coconut and chopped macadamia nuts. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.