Sesame Coconut Cookies

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 72 cookies




  • Preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl beat butter and sugar on medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  • Add flour 1/2 cup at a time, mixing on low speed until well combined.
  • With a wooden spoon or your hands, stir in coconut, sesame seeds, and pecans.
  • Divide dough into thirds.
  • Roll into logs about 1 1/2-inches in diameter.
  • Wrap each log in plastic, and refrigerate until very firm, about 2 hours.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut logs into 1/4-inch thick slices.
  • Transfer to prepared baking sheets, about 1 1/2 inches apart.
  • Bake until edges are golden, 20-30 minutes.
  • Transfer sheets to a wire rack to cool.
  • Cool for 5 minutes on baking sheets before transferring cookies to wire racks to cool completely.