These Coconut Butter Cookies are made with fresh grated coconut, thus these crunchy cookies have a rich coconut fragrance. When paired with butter, they make a perfect match!

CHINESE VERSION: 香酥椰子牛油饼

Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies

 

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Yields: about 100 pieces

Ingredients:

  • 120 g butter (salted)
  • 30 g margarine
  • 140 g fine sugar
  • 1/8 tsp fine salt
  • 1 egg (grade A/size L)
  • 80 g fresh grated coconut
  • 250 g plain flour
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 13 pcs glacé cherries (cut each into 8 small pieces)

Directions:

1 Combine butter, margarine, sugar and salt, then beat over medium speed until light and fluffy.

Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies

 

2 Add in egg, beat until well mixed.

3 Add in fresh grated coconut, mix until combined.

Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies

4 Sieve together plain flour and baking powder for 2 times, add to the batter, mix over low speed until combined, fold again with spatula until well mixed.

Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies

5 Preheat oven to 170°C/340°F.

Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies

6 Take out 1 teaspoon of dough, shape into a ball, place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper, then top with 1 small piece of cherry.

Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies

 

7 Bake at 170°C/340°C for 25 minutes.

Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies

8 Set aside to cool completely after removing from oven.

Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies

9 Transfer to airtight container for storage when completely cooled.

Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies