Coconut cookie is one of the most famous snacks in the bakery. Many love these freshly baked coconut cookies. Home-baked cookies are extra healthy and tasty than the bakery cookies. These cookies are very crunchy and melt in your mouth. Try making coconut cookies today for tea. Both kids and elders will love this treat.
Try making coconut cookies today for tea. Both kids and elders will love this treat. It is very easy to prepare. Also, it takes very less time to bake. It can be prepared as an instant snack for kids.
- All purpose flour(maida) – 1 cup (200 gms)
- Coconut – 1 cup
- Butter – 1/2 cup (100 gms)
- Powdered sugar – a little more than 1/2 cup (125 gms)
- Baking powder – 1 tsp
- Milk – 2 tbsp
- In a mixing bowl, sieve maida and baking powder.
- In a pan or vessel, add butter and melt it.
- Add powdered sugar to the melted butter. Beat it into a homogenous mixture.
- Now, add the flour-baking powder mixture to it little by little. Mix well to avoid lumps.
- Finally, add the grated coconut to it. Mix it rigorously.(This is to uniformly mix the grated coconut to the thick mixture).
- Knead it into a dough. If the dough is very dry then you can add 1-2 tbsp milk to it.
- Grease the baking tray with Ghee.
- Take some portion of the mixture,make them into small balls.
- Give a gentle tap to give a flat shape to the cookies.
- Place cookies at a gap from each other as the cookies double up after baking. Place as many cookies that can fit in the tray.
- Preheat oven at a temperature of 180 °C degrees. Place the tray with cookies in the oven and set it for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes take the cookies out, check if the cookies have turned light brown in the center and dark brown at the edges.If yes then the cookies are baked else set the oven for 5 more minutes.
- Cookies are baked, take out the Coconut Cookies from the oven. Remove the cookies from the tray only after it is cooled. Repeat the same process for the rest of the dough.
- Serve or store it in an air-tight container.
- The dough should be in correct consistency for a perfect cookie.
- The size and shape of the cookie can be changes as per the choice. Kids love star, moon and etc shaped cookie. Many molds and cookie cutter are available in shops.
- If preferred, 1 tsp of vanilla essence can be added for a flavour.