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Besitos de Coco

Besitos de Coco

Craving coconut? Besitos de Coco are crisp little balls of coconut heaven. Half cookie and half crumble, these treats will satisfy your sweet tooth and kick that coconut craving. Grab those cookie sheets and start baking! 


Ingredients
2 2/3
cups
unsweetened shredded coconut
2/3
cup
sugar
1/2
cup
all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon
vanilla extract
1/4
teaspoon
fine salt
4
tablespoons
unsalted butter
4
large egg yolks
Directions
Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment or foil. In a large bowl combine coconut, sugar, flour, vanilla and salt. Whisk until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
Melt butter and whisk into the coconut mixture. Lightly whisk egg yolks and add to dry coconut mixture.
Using your hands, mix until a dough forms.
Scoop, using a tablespoon, then press dough between palms and form balls.
Place balls on prepared baking sheet and bake until cookies are golden and crisp on the edges, 20 to 25 minutes.
Transfer besitos to a cooling rack. Cool completely before serving.

The base number of servings for this recipe is 10
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