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Lemon Coconut Pixies

The zest of lemon and the tropical taste of coconut in these cookies make for a light and scrumptious treat at any time of the day.

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediatePREP TIME : 17  Minutes

ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories50
Calories from Fat20
Total Fat2 g3% DV
Saturated Fat1 g8% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium50 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates8 g3% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars5 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories50
Calories from Fat20
Total Fat2 g3% DV
Saturated Fat1 g8% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium50 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates8 g3% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars5 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine (1/2 stick) , softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup MOUNDS Sweetened Coconut Flakes
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar for rolling

directions

  • 1. Beat butter, granulated sugar, eggs and lemon peel in large bowl until well blended. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to lemon mixture, beating until blended. Stir in coconut. Cover; refrigerate dough about 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.
  • 2. Heat oven to 300°F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  • 3. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are set. Slide parchment paper and cookies to wire rack or remove cookies from greased cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container in cool, dry place. Makes about 48 cookies.

Our sweet beginnings

The Peter Paul Candy Company started selling chocolate-covered coconut sweets in 1919 and people just couldn’t get enough.

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