Only Egg Yolk Cookies

Foodista
16Ingredients
2240Calories
45Minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 cup shortening (butter flavored)
  • 12 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 egg white

Directions

  1. Cream butter, shortening and sugars in an electric mixer.
  2. Add eggs a few at a time, then vanilla. Mix well.
  3. As ingredients mix, sift together flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and zests. Pour gradually into mixer.
  4. Add coconut and incorporate well.
  5. Dig out 1 1/2 tablespoon hunks of dough and roll into balls. Place onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet 1 inch apart and flatten slightly. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until edges brown slightly.
  6. As cookies cool, whisk egg white in an electric mixer until frothy.
  7. Add powdered sugar gradually and continue to mix well. Pour in extracts and combine until thick, glossy and smooth.
  8. Allow cookies to cool completely before spreading icing on each one. Let cookies sit until icing has hardened or pop in the fridge overnight to set.
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NutritionView more

2240Calories
Sodium43%DV1030mg
Fat183%DV119g
Protein53%DV27g
Carbs90%DV271g
Fiber56%DV14g

PER SERVING *

Calories2240Calories from Fat1070
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat119g183%
Saturated Fat53g265%
Trans Fat7g
Cholesterol750mg250%
Sodium1030mg43%
Potassium920mg26%
Protein27g53%
Calories from Fat1070
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate271g90%
Dietary Fiber14g56%
Sugars126g252%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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