Coconut oatmeal cookies

    24 min

    I hail from the Bicol province in the Philippines where people love to eat everything with coconut milk or chilli. I haven't experimented putting chilli into cookies yet but I've done a lot with coconut. Here's my coconut oatmeal cookies.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 315g softened butter or margarine
    • 125g brown soft sugar
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 150g desiccated coconut
    • 375g plain flour
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 200g rolled oats

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:9min  ›  Ready in:24min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Grease some baking trays, or use nonstick trays.
    2. Beat together butter or margarine and sugars using mixer on a low level in a large bowl until creamy. Add egg and vanilla and beat well.
    3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a smaller bowl. Add flour mixture to the butter/sugar mixture and blend well. Stir in oats and coconut.
    4. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto baking trays. Bake 8 to 9 minutes for a chewy cookie or 10 to 11 minutes for a crisp cookie.
    5. Cool 1 minute on baking tray, then remove to wire rack. Cool completely and store in tightly covered container.

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    not a great deal of taste to them... i followed the recipe, but if i did make these again i would add more sugar  -  31 Oct 2009


    Very nice easy and taste is subtle.  -  01 Oct 2011


    Used different ingredients. very nice biscuit i could not find my oats so used muesli instead  -  07 Mar 2011  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)