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    Monte Carlos-Coconut

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    29 mins

    15 mins

    14 mins

    breezermom's Note:

    These are sandwich cookies, filled with a double filling of raspberry preserves and white frosting. I'd never had these before, so I don't have anything to compare these to. But these are delicious! Cook time is for one sheet of cookies.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Beat 3/4 cup butter at medium speed of an electric mixture until creamy; gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, beating well. Add the egg and 1 tsp vanilla, beating well.
    2. 2
      Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl. Mix well. Add to the butter mixture, beating well. Stir in the coconut.
    3. 3
      Shape the dough into 1 inch balls; place on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Flatten the cookies in a crisscross pattern with a fork dipped in flour. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 14 minutes. Cool on wire racks.
    4. 4
      For the frosting filling: Beat 1/4 cup butter at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add the powdered sugar, beating well. Add the remaining 1/2 tsp vanilla and milk; beat well.
    5. 5
      Spread 1 tsp of the powdered sugar mixture on the flat side of half of the cookies. Spread 1 tsp raspberry preserves on the flat side of the remaining cookies. Place the preserve-topped cookies on top of the powdered sugar mixture-topped cookies to form sandwiches.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 11, 2011

      55

      WOW, you've done it again breezer. This is another of your killer cookies. I gotta say that I really love the simplicity of the recipe that delivers nothing short of A results. These are downright elegant in appearance and hit the taste meter for 5 out of 5. I thought I had more coconut than I did so to make up the shortfall I added a few drops on coconut extract along with the vanilla. These will be perfect for Christmas, Mothers Day, Valentine Day or any day that you want some wonderful cookies.

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    • on September 27, 2012

      55

      These little gems are so delicious. Well worth the extra time and effort. What a beautiful flavor the cookies have on there own, the frosting and jam are just bonus. Really awesome cookie, tender, flakey and so delicious. I got 18 beautiful cookies from the recipe, shared 6 and kept a dozen for us. Next time, I'm keeping them all. Thanks for sharing this recipe, which I have placed in my Favorites Cookbook for 2012. Kudos breezermom.

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    • on January 25, 2012

      55

      Absolutely delicious, these! Made these this first time to share when several neighbor couples did an impromptu potluck, & now I'm looking forward to making them again for one of the monthly meetings I host! As part of my finger food counter, there's no doubt that they'll be a hit, & if they aren't, guess what ~ All the more for me to consume! Thanks for sharing this wonderful keeper of a recipe! [Made & reviewed in the Best of 2011 recipe tagging event]

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    Nutritional Facts for Monte Carlos-Coconut

    Serving Size: 1 (940 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 182.2
     
    Calories from Fat 83
    45%
    Total Fat 9.2 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 5.9 g
    29%
    Cholesterol 30.6 mg
    10%
    Sodium 162.8 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 23.4 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 12.8 g
    51%
    Protein 1.6 g
    3%

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