Lemon Coconut Cookies Mix in a Jar

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup coconut flakes

Instructions

  1. Layer the ingredients in a quart-size jar, packing down well between layers.
  2. Attach the following recipe on a gift tag.

Lemon Coconut Cookies

Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

In a large mixer bowl, combine contents of jar with 1 cup softened butter, 2 eggs and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Beat at low speed, scraping the bowl often, for 2 to 4 minutes until well mixed. Drop rounded teaspoonsful of dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 7 to 10 minutes, or until the edges are lightly browned. Remove from the pans immediately.