Thursday, April 14, 2011

Toasted Coconut and Raisins Cookies.

Remember the basic cookie recipe? Well, I baked another variation of it yesterday. This time I added toasted coconut (since I have plenty of it) and some raisins. These cookies turned out fabulously delicious..



Imagine having  crispy and buttery cookies that melt in your mouth... Mmmmpphh.. heaven.

Toasted Coconut and Raisins Cookies
Ingredients:
250g unsalted butter
140g brown sugar                                                                                                                                                                       
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
A pinch of salt
300g medium protein flour  
100g toasted coconut
70g raisins 


Method:

1. Beat butter and sugar till pale and fluffy.
2. Beat in the egg yolk and vanilla extract.
3. Fold in the sifted flour and a pinch of salt into the mixture.
4. Add the toasted coconut and raisins   and stir until well combined. 


5. Using your hands, gather the dough and roll into a sausage shape or a long block about 5 cm thick.
6. Wrap in cling film and chill for at least 1 hour or until firm.
7. Line 2 baking sheets with greaseproof paper or Silpat mat. Preheat oven to 190 degree C/ 360 degree F.
8. Slice the dough into 5 mm and place on the baking sheets. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until pale golden.
9. Leave on the baking sheets for about 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

2 comments:

  1. Salam Nin,
    Glad to know the cookies turn out alright!
    Love your blog!!!
    xoxo

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  2. Wassalam Muna,
    Thanks for sharing the recipe too. They are really crispy and melt in the mouth type of cookies. Love them.. :0)

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