Besitos de Coco

    Besitos de Coco
    Carolyng Gomes

    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!

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    Ingredients
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    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
    Step 1
    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.
    Step 2
    Melt butter and whisk into the coconut mixture. Lightly whisk egg yolks and add to dry coconut mixture.
    Step 3
    Using your hands, mix until a dough forms.
    Step 4
    Scoop, using a tablespoon, then press dough between palms and form balls.
    Step 5
    Place balls on prepared baking sheet and bake until cookies are golden and crisp on the edges, 20 to 25 minutes.
    Step 6
    Transfer besitos to a cooling rack. Cool completely before serving.

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 
    3 besitos
    Serving Per Recipe: 
    10
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    40 mins
    Prep Time: 
    15 mins
    Cook Time: 
    25 mins
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