June 09, 2010

Pucker up and kiss me

Well, I can tell you that Grumpy won't be puckering up no matter what because he would not eat these!  He is not a big lemon fan.  Thankfully my brother liked them.  My SIL didn't mind the lemon filling but she's not a big coconut fan.  My mother?  Well she will eat anything sweet.  I have actually been known to call my father to let him know my mother was bringing home a treat for him because I didn't trust her to not eat it!  ha ha. Seriously!!  This is a Cooking Light Recipe I found in my Five Star Recipes cookbook.  It is actually on the cover - one of the things that attracted my attention to the book!

These weren't too hard but somewhat time consuming.  I'm not entirely happy with the tart shell - was too thick and floury for me.  I probably would change the recipe up some if I were to make it again.  However, none of them were thrown away and the filling was awesome.  Probably just a matter of too much crust for me.  My next attempt will be lime - I think lime goes much better with coconut.  Don't you?  :)


Lemon Macaroon Tartlets and Macaroon Tart Shells are on myrecipes.com.

18 comments:

  1. this is fabulous love the lemon and in a tart your a genious~!

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  2. I love lemon and coconut so these would make me a very happy woman! They look great.

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  3. I don't love lemon either, but how could you resist those!! I would have had to try a few to be sure!

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  4. I'm all about the lime idea...lime and coconut are classic. Maybe these would do better in pie form?

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  5. You put the lime in the coconut and your stir it all up...now you have me going. I for one love lemon though. It is my chocolate:D

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  6. Yes ~ lime and coconut are a great pair! I'm sure you can change up the crust to make it how you like it...

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  7. Lemon AND Coconut? Two of my favorites! I will need to try these. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. I love lemon desserts... almost as much as chocolate! :) Looks yummy!

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  9. I think lime is perfect with coconut, especially key limes. Sorry grumpy wouldn't eat them. My partner loves citrus and I probably can't keep him away. :)

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  10. I like lemony desserts and with coconut, why not both in one place, fantastic!

    Cheers,

    Gera

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  11. haha I understand, my hubs is not a huge fan of sour stuff.

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  12. I love lemon and coconut, so I'm sure I'd be happy snacking on these.

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  13. Ohh I love lemon and coconut so they are going on my list

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  14. I'll do the puckering up, but I'm going to leave the kissing to Grumpy.

    I'd have to eat these all by myself because my family is anti-lemon and anti-coconut.

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  15. Well they are very pretty in spite of the shell--the filling looks delish.

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  16. These look very good to me! I love lemon and I love the crust, so sounds like a perfect treat!

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  17. Can I have Grumpy's share? I love lemon (citrus) desserts. That's cute that you call your Dad so he knows something scrumpdiliumptious is comin' his way.

    Happy Friday, HoneyB!
    ~ingrid

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