Toasted Coconut Cookies

Coconut and cookies? Count me in!

Toasted Coconut Cookies 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose gluten free flour
  •  1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  •  1/4 teaspoon salt
  •  1/2 cup vegan butter (Earth Balance)
  •  1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  •  1/2 cup white sugar
  •  1 egg
  •  2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  •  1 1/3 cups sweetened toasted flaked coconut (you can toast your own coconut flakes or you can buy them toasted)
  •  Extra sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Combine  flour, baking soda, and salt.
  2. Cream the vegan butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth.
  3. Beat in the egg and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  4. Gradually blend in the flour mixture, then mix in the coconut.
  5. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet lined with parchment.
  6. Flatten slightly with a glass dipped in sugar.
  7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until just starting to color. Cookies should not brown. Cool on wire racks.