About this recipe:These cookies taste like chocolate shortbread, with the additional texture from desiccated coconut and cornflakes. They are simple to make and taste fantastic. Serve with a cuppa, if desired.
For the Cookies
100g caster sugar
175g unsalted butter, softened
185g self-raising flour
1 heaped tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon desiccated coconut
4 tablespoons cornflakes cereal
For the Lemon Icing
60g icing sugar
1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:30min › Ready in:45min
Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Line a baking tray with baking parchment.
Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Sieve together the flour and cocoa. Mix into the creamed butter. Add coconut and cornflakes to the mix and stir together.
Squeeze into small balls and place onto the prepared baking tray. Flatten each ball lightly with a fork.
Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Let cool on a cooling rack whilst making the icing.
To make the icing, mix together the cocoa, lemon juice and vanilla extract. Add a little hot water or lemon juice if required. Drizzle the cooled cookies with the icing.