Chocolate Dipped Coconut Shortbread Cookies – small treat with lots of flavor! Only 4 ingredients are needed to make these delicious shortbread cookies!
First of all, let me apologize for two different leading photos in this post. I couldn’t help myself. I love these cookies and they love my camera.
These babies are super easy to make. The basic recipe is made from 3 ingredients (flour, sugar and butter) but I added toasted coconut. To jazz’em up a bit! Hence the 4-ingredient recipe.
After a nice bake in the oven, it’s time for a chocolate bath. I went with white chocolate because it always goes so well with coconut. You can add food coloring to it to give the cookies some color. You can choose a few pastel colors and serve these on your Easter brunch. They are guaranteed to be a hit!
For this recipe, I used a cup of unsweetened shredded coconut. I preheated my cast iron pan over medium heat and toasted the coconut, stirring it constantly so it wouldn’t burn. If you love coconut, like I do, you will love the fragrance that wafts through your kitchen when the coconut is being toasted!
The cookie dough is made in a food processor which makes it super super easy. Let the toasted coconut cool a little bit and then add it to the dough. There is no need to chill the dough. Roll it out to about 1/4″ thick and cut out the cookies. I used flower a cookie cutter because it’s Spring and I miss seeing flowers blooming! There still aren’t any in our backyard!
My kiddos always get excited when I am making cut out cookies. They are my adorable little helpers. Watching my son cutting out the flower cookies was so precious, I had to capture it with my camera! I love his baby hands!!
It’s the first Monday of the month and that means it’s time for the CHOCOLATE PARTY!!!
I am so excited to join our sweet host Roxana from Roxana’s Home Baking and a group of fabulous food bloggers in sharing our recipes! Our special ingredient for this month is coconut! Chocolate and coconut is one of my favorite combos! I hope you enjoy these cookies and please, check out my blogging friends’ recipes too!
You can party with us!! Join the Chocolate Party!
How to participate (the rules)
1.) Blog about your chocolate treat. Your recipe must include the two ingredients we choose. It can be a simple no bake treat or a sophisticated layer cake, the complexity level of the recipe is totally up to you.
2.) Include a link back to the Chocolate party page. Optionally, add the Chocolate Party logo in your blog post or on your sidebar.
3.) Your recipe must be published during the current month. Please do not link old recipes, they will be deleted.