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20 February, 2013

Coconut Cookies

20 February, 2013

Coconut Cookies

These coconut cookies are very easy to make but  full of flavour. Coconut can be a very interesting ingredient if used innovatively. I have made cookies before, generally, filled with jam, chocolate or laden with cream and chocolate chips. I had not made cookies for a long time and was missing one of my favorite snacks- cookies! So, I thought of making these cookies topped with cherries. Do try out these cookies! Let them melt in your mouth!  (And don't forget to comment or subscribe!! Njoy!)

Coconut Cookies

Ingredients:


  • Maida/All purpose flour - 3cups/300gms
  • Butter - 250 gms
  • Powdered sugar - 150 gms
  • Coconut powder - 300 gms
  • Cardamom powder / Vanilla essence- 1 tsp
  • Glazed Cherries - 125 gms
  • Crystal sugar( normal refined sugar) - 5tsp
  • Pinch of salt

Method:

1. Beat butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
2. Sieve maida and salt. Mix all the ingredients together and knead into a soft dough.
3. Refrigerate the dough for around 30 minutes.   
4. Roll the dough and cut it into the shape of small cookies with the help of a biscuit cutter. If you don't have the cutter simply roll out small balls from the dough and pierce them with the help of fork.
5. Preheat the oven for 10 mins. Place the cookies on baking tray and bake at 170 degree C for 25 mins.
6. Remove from the oven and let cool on the baking sheet for about 10 mins. Remove to wire racks to cool down completely.
7. Garnish with cherries and serve with tea or coffee.


Sending to : Nivedhanam's: What is it with my cuppa?
                  


17 comments

  1. These look decadently yummy! Have a great week

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  2. Looks like a relish cookie. Very perfect and yummy dear. Can guess its taste now......

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  3. Beautiful cookies. First time your blog am following u . Glad if u will follow me back.
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  4. Cookies look cute and yummy!

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  5. Delicious cookies, I love anything with coconut.

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  6. wow!!they look yummy and cute...

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  7. looks so delicious and so tempting!!! Thanks for linking it to my event!! Looking for more yummy recipes!!
    Sowmya
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