Raspberry Coconut Cookies
Raspberry Coconut Cookies: a delicious raspberry jam filled sandwich cookie with bits of sweet coconut flavor. A pretty cookie perfect for Valentines Day, cookie exchanges, and more!
Servings 16 sandwich cookies
- 3/4 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 2 cups flour
- 1/2 cup shredded sweetned coconut
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup confectioners sugar
- 2 tsp milk
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup raspberry preserves/jam/jelly
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine the flour, coconut, baking powder and salt, gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Shape into 1 inch balls.
Place on baking sheets and flatten with a glass dipped in flour. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until edges begin to brown, begin to check at 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.
In a small bowl beat the butter, confectioners sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth. Place ½ tsp preserves and a tsp of filling on the bottom half of the cookies. Top with remaining cookies.