These Butter Coconut Cookies are made with freshly 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
 

Crunchy Butter Coconut Cookies | MyKitchen101en

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

Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies

Crunchy Butter Coconut Cookies

These Butter Coconut Cookies are made with freshly grated coconut, thus these crunchy cookies have a rich coconut fragrance. When paired with butter, they make a perfect match!
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Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Cookies, Dessert, Tea Time
Cuisine Asian, Baking
Servings 100 pieces
Calories 29 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 120 g butter salted
  • 30 g margarine
  • 140 g fine sugar
  • 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

Instructions
 

  • Combine butter, margarine, sugar and salt, then beat over medium speed until light and fluffy.
    Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies
  • Add in egg, beat until well mixed.
  • Add in fresh grated coconut, mix until combined.
    Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies
  • 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
  • Preheat oven to 170°C/340°F.
    Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies
  • 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
  • Bake at 170°C/340°C for 25 minutes.
    Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies
  • Set aside to cool completely after removing from oven.
    Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies
  • Transfer to airtight container for storage when completely cooled.
    Crunchy Coconut Butter Cookies

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Notes

This recipe yields 100 pieces of cookies.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 piece of cookie.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 29kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 0.4gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.4gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 23mgPotassium: 7mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 43IUVitamin C: 0.03mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 0.2mg
Keyword almond butter cookies, coconut cookies
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