Fresh Basil Lemon Nut Mounds

lemon nut mounds

If you’re looking for a super impressive recipe with loads of flavor, then check out this fresh basil lemon nut mounds cookie recipe!

Lemon Basil

Lemon basil is used in many dishes, curries, soups & other snacks. The scent of Lemon basil contributes to the aroma of any food; hence it should be added at the end of cooking. People nowadays use basil to relax anxiety & even depression. Desserts like almond joy cake also use a pinch of lemon basil to enhance the aroma & long-lasting freshness.

Basil Lemon Nut Mound Recipe

We all love cookies, and what better if lemon basil is added to them. Basil Lemon Nut Mound or cookies are prepared using fresh basil. The raw cookies with basil help bind the mixture with a bit of honey & almond.
There are numerous recipes available online that speak of the use & benefits of lemon basil, such as lemon basil pesto, lemon basil chicken, lemon basil granita, etc. The Upside Down Peach Pie Mounds are one of the best pie recipes, and it’s a perfect dessert for any occasion.

Chewy Coconut Cookies

The yummy coconut cookies need sugar, lots of coconut & little baking. The chewy cookies are easy to make & taste very delicious. The texture of the cookies is perfect with a buttery flavor. For all coconut lovers, chewy cookies are a must-try.

Coconut Lemon Desserts

The famous coconut lemon bars are one of the best desserts, perfect for that summertime vacation. The preparation is very easy, and very simple ingredients are required. Apart from bars, there are lemon coconut bites whose tangy lemony flavor is perfect for a thanksgiving dinner.

No Butter Lemon Cookies

Low fat & no butter lemon cookies are an instant hit amongst youth concerned with weight management. Lemon cookies are baked with lemon juice and its zest. The crispy & tangy lemon cookies are often kids’ favorites.

Chewy Lemon Coconut Cookies

The chewy lemon & butter cookies are baked best when they melt in your mouth, leaving a soothing & refreshing taste. The other cookie preferred by health-conscious people is dead sea granola cookie mounds, which give a lot of energy & can be eaten pre & post-workout.
Cookies are everyone’s favorite! The holiday season, vacations, family dinners, everyone loves cookies. They are a blend of every ingredient in a perfect balance. Adding lemon & coconut can make these cookies lemony, crispy & chewy.

Easy Lemon and Coconut Biscuits

The pork taco red beans is a Mexican recipe, easy to make the dish with hints of lemon & coconut. Also known as Tex Mex pork, it is lightly spiced pork with the right amount of kidney beans, avocado & yogurt. Lemon enhances the flavor while coconut balances the spices making this delicacy out of the world.
Baked in flour, biscuits are available across the globe in various flavors. Cream biscuits are huge in demand, whereas the healthier population wants a low fat, low sugar biscuit to satisfy hunger pangs. The lemon cream biscuit is also quite in trend these days for the tangy, creamy flavor.

Basil Desserts

There are many basil desserts, but the one that stands out is basil olive oil cake. A very simple cake with flour, cream & a pinch of lemon creates the perfect dessert.

Lemon and Basil Dessert

Lemon basil yogurt cake & shortbread cookies are pretty famous among food lovers. The lemony & buttery flavor keeps you hooked to the taste.

Lemon Basil Cookies

The lemon basil cookies are loved by everyone and are very easy to make. Serve these cookies with tea and enjoy the flavors of every ingredient.

lemon nut mounds

fresh basil lemon nut mounds

Fresh basil lemon nut mounds

Yield: About 1 1/2 to 2 dozen

If you're looking for a super impressive recipe with loads of flavor, then check out this fresh basil lemon nut mounds cookie recipe!


  • Preheat oven to 300
  • 18-24 gingersnap cookies
  • 7 oz. shredded sweetened coconut
  • ½ cup basil, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbl. lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 egg whites + pinch of salt (for meringue)


Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Place gingersnap cookies, about 2” apart, on it.
In medium size mixing bowl, combine coconut, basil, lemon zest, nuts and vanilla. Toss gently mixing with fork or with fingers getting clumps out of coconut and blending basil with it.
Add sweetened condensed milk and blend. In another mixing bowl, whip with a mixer egg whites and salt into a firm meringue with peaks. Gently fold meringue into basil and coconut mixture.
Dollop a heaping tablespoon of the mixture on to each of the gingersnap cookies. Bake about 22-25 minutes. Remove and let cool. Keep fresh in plastic container(s).

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