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Coconut Shortbread

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Serves 5 Dozen | Prep Time 4.5 hours total | Cook Time 12-15 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Taste Of Home - Nancy Siefert

Ingredients You'll Need

2 cups butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
4 cups flour
1/2 cup flaked coconut
Confectioners' sugar


In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy

Beat in the vanilla

Gradually add the flour

Mix well

Stir in the coconut

Shape into two 8 - inch rolls

Wrap each in plastic wrap

Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.

Unwrap and cut into 1/4 inch slices

Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased baking sheets

Bake at 350 F for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned

Dip both sides of the cookies in the confectioners sugar while still warm

Cool on wire racks

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