overhead shot of coconut lime cookies with tequila drizzle on a drying rack

Coconut Lime Cookies with Tequila Drizzle

  • Author: Ellie
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 20 cookies 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Bake


Coconut lime cookies with tequila drizzle is a like a Cinco de Mayo party in your mouth! Made with pantry staples and bite-sized, they’re easy to whip up and easier to take down!



For the cookie:⠀

  • 1/3 cup melted and cooled coconut oil⠀
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar⠀
  • 1 egg, at room temperature⠀
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract⠀
  • lime juice from 1/2 lime⠀
  • 1 cup packed fine almond flour⠀
  • 3 tablespoons coconut flour⠀
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda⠀
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt⠀
  • zest of 1 lime⠀

For the tequila drizzle:⠀

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar⠀
  • 23 teaspoons tequila⠀
  • zest of 1 lime⠀


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.⠀
  2. In the bowl of a food processor, add in coconut oil, sugar, egg, and vanilla. Process for 20-30 seconds until well combined.
  3. Next add in almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda and salt. Process until a dough forms. Allow dough to sit for 5 minutes.⠀
  4. Using a small cookie scoop, scoop dough onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 9-11 minutes.⠀
  5. Remove from oven, transfer to a wire rack and allow cookies to cool completely before frosting.⠀
  6. Combine powdered sugar and lime zest with 1 teaspoon tequila. Continue to add tequila until the glaze becomes your desired consistency.⠀

Keywords: dessert, cookie, tequila, cinco de mayo