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Coconut Cookies

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Ingredients
  Fat/Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Icing sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Coconut flakes 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Refined flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Butter 2 Tablespoon (for greasing)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat an oven to 187.5C (375F).
2. Grease a baking tray and keep aside.
3. In a small bowl, break egg and beat lightly using a fork. Keep aside.
4. In a medium sized bowl, combine all the dry ingredients, except coconut. Sieve and keep aside.
5. Keep a glass ready with chilled water and a fork.

MAKING
6. In a medium sized bowl, add fat/ shortening and cream/ mix using a wooden spoon.
7. Gradually add sugar and beat well till well combined.
8. Add vanilla extract, beaten egg and coconut.
9. Using an electric beater or wooden spoon, beat mixture till light in texture.
10. Add remaining sieved ingredients and mix to form cookie dough.
11. Shape into lemon sized balls and place on greased tray, ensuring you keep 2 inch distance between each.
12. Dip fork in chilled water and press on cookie balls to spread.
13. Bake in pre heated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or till pale golden brown in colour.

SERVING
14. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
27 Minutes

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