Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Coconut and Orange scented Cookies


Delicious coconut cookies with a subtle citrus twist.

Makes 30

Ingredients:

240 grams / 8oz butter
150 grams / 5 oz sugar
1 egg yolk
300 grams /10 oz plain flour
120 grams / 4oz desiccated coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
Pinch of salt
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon orange zest.

Method:

1. Preheat the oven to 190 º C / 375 º F.
2. Line a baking tray with baking parchment.
3. Cream the butter and sugar till light and creamy, add the egg yolk, orange juice and the orange zest , vanilla and mix well.
4. Sieve the flour; add the salt and add the desiccated coconut. Mix well.
5. Gently fold in the dry ingredients into the wet ones to form a dough. Cover and leave for 30 minutes.
6. After 30 minutes divide the dough into walnut size pieces and roll in to balls. Place them on parchment paper, well spaced out, to allow for the cookies to expand during baking.
7. Using a fork flatten out the cookies slightly.
8. Bake for 10 -15 minutes until golden brown. Transfer to a cooling rack.

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26 comments:

  1. The cookies look great!! I'll book mark them to try during the holidays.

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  2. wow...what lovely cookies....will surely giv it a try sometimes !


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  3. Delicious cookies,looks fabulous.

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  4. wow cookies look perfect and delicious !!

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  5. Delicious and also crunchy. Loved their shapes.

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  6. coconut and orange combo sound delish!...they have come out very yum Nayna!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  7. Delicious coconut-orange cookies..Loved the impression on them..

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  8. Cookies look awesome dear. You have made it a hit by adding orange juice for that extra punch. Great going.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  9. Mmm...Nice cookies...I want to have some.

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  10. these cookies look adorable! i love how you were able to infuse different flavors together that resulted in this wonderful concoction ! yumyumm

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  11. Cookies looks really tempting and delicious.. Awesome clicks dear.. thanks for sharing !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  12. Cookies looks gorgeous and very addictive..

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  13. Irresistible cookies.. and beautiful clicks..

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  14. i love coconut in cookies.u made it so perfect and makes me tempting

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  15. Those cookies look so buttery and delicious.

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  16. amazing cookies..lovely presentation

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  17. looks perfect and delicious dear :)

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  18. I've got some milk here just WAITING for those beauties. Yum!

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  19. I made similar coconut cookies this Chinese New Year, I know the taste is nice. Your sound good too.

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  20. coconut and orange what a beautiful combo

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  21. These cookies sound and look so delish!

    Maria
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  22. They look nice. I love coconut biscuits but I've never had them with orange.

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  23. Coconut and orange sounds like a really nice combination, must try these

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