When the weather is cold and dreadful, one dreams of a vacation in a warmer climate. But, for whatever reason, a trip may not be in the cards. The next best thing? Feeding your soul (and your tummy) with something that feels like vacation.
From the chefs at Royal Caribbean, their famous cookie recipe. Crank the heat, put on some shorts, and pretend to be Southern-bound.
Coconut Ranger Cookies
600 grams all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
500 grams unsalted butter, softened
500 grams brown sugar
80 grams dried coconut, shredded
100 milliliters coconut milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 F (176 C). In a bowl, sift together the flour and baking soda. In another bowl, beat butter with brown sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs one by one until well blended. Mix in the coconut milk and vanilla extract. Fold in dry mixture of flour and baking soda, and then the dried coconut until evenly distributed throughout the batter. Using an ice-cream scoop or 1/4-cup measure, scoop cookie dough onto a baking sheet and mold into a circular shape. Bake until slightly puffed but barely colored, 9-12 minutes. Let the cookies cool before digging in.
The cracked Crack Wise Staff-- warriors of the Funformation Movement.