RITIKA NARULA

Coconut Cookies

AuthorRitika NarulaCategory, , , DifficultyBeginner

Yields15 Servings
Prep Time12 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time38 mins

 ½ cup oats flour (grind oats in a blender and make a coarse powder)
 ½ cup whole wheat flour
 ½ cup khandsari sugar (see notes)
 ½ cup and 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
 ½ tsp baking powder
 ½ cup or 100 grams butter(cold and diced)
 ½ tsp vanilla extract or a few drops of essence
 2 tbsp milk
 2 tbsp choco chips/ nuts chopped/ chopped chocolate-optional

1

Take coarse powdered oats , whole wheat flour, coconut (1/2 cup desiccated coconut; keep 2 tbsp aside for coating the cookies later before baking) , sweetener, baking powder in a bowl and mix everything well using a fork.

2

Now add in chopped cold butter to this. Rub butter into flour using fingertips till it resembles coarse sand .

3

Add in nuts/ choco chips/ choppped chocolate. This is optional and one can skip this altogether.

4

Add in vanilla extract and cold milk one tbsp at a time to this and bring everything together. You may require 2 to 3 tbsp of milk for binding.

5

Form dough without kneading . Cover and refrigerate for half an hour or place in freezer for 15 to 20 minutes.

6

Preheat oven in convection mode/ both rods on at 180 degree for 15 minutes

7

Take dough out and make small balls and place on parchment paper lined baking tray.

8

Coat each ball with the desiccated coconut on both sides. You can put two tbsp of coconut on a wide place and roll the ball both sides in it.

9

Flatten the balls a bit and bake in preheated oven at 180 degree for 20 to 25 minutes . The edges will turn golden brown .

10

Take the tray out and let cool on a baking tray . The cookies will be very soft to touch. Let them cool fully and then check if they are still soft in the middle , put the tray back in oven and bake for additional 5 minutes and cool again.

11

Store in air tight container once these are cooled.

Notes:-
12

You can use coconut sugar/ powdered brown sugar in the recipe in place of khandsari sugar.
Butter should be nice and cold .
Resting time will prevent overspreading of the cookies.

Ingredients

 ½ cup oats flour (grind oats in a blender and make a coarse powder)
 ½ cup whole wheat flour
 ½ cup khandsari sugar (see notes)
 ½ cup and 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
 ½ tsp baking powder
 ½ cup or 100 grams butter(cold and diced)
 ½ tsp vanilla extract or a few drops of essence
 2 tbsp milk
 2 tbsp choco chips/ nuts chopped/ chopped chocolate-optional

Directions

1

Take coarse powdered oats , whole wheat flour, coconut (1/2 cup desiccated coconut; keep 2 tbsp aside for coating the cookies later before baking) , sweetener, baking powder in a bowl and mix everything well using a fork.

2

Now add in chopped cold butter to this. Rub butter into flour using fingertips till it resembles coarse sand .

3

Add in nuts/ choco chips/ choppped chocolate. This is optional and one can skip this altogether.

4

Add in vanilla extract and cold milk one tbsp at a time to this and bring everything together. You may require 2 to 3 tbsp of milk for binding.

5

Form dough without kneading . Cover and refrigerate for half an hour or place in freezer for 15 to 20 minutes.

6

Preheat oven in convection mode/ both rods on at 180 degree for 15 minutes

7

Take dough out and make small balls and place on parchment paper lined baking tray.

8

Coat each ball with the desiccated coconut on both sides. You can put two tbsp of coconut on a wide place and roll the ball both sides in it.

9

Flatten the balls a bit and bake in preheated oven at 180 degree for 20 to 25 minutes . The edges will turn golden brown .

10

Take the tray out and let cool on a baking tray . The cookies will be very soft to touch. Let them cool fully and then check if they are still soft in the middle , put the tray back in oven and bake for additional 5 minutes and cool again.

11

Store in air tight container once these are cooled.

Notes:-
12

You can use coconut sugar/ powdered brown sugar in the recipe in place of khandsari sugar.
Butter should be nice and cold .
Resting time will prevent overspreading of the cookies.

Coconut Cookies

2 thoughts on “Coconut Cookies”

  1. Sunitha pinto

    Yes I did it. It was delicious. I not get khansdri sugar. Added regular sugar. Turned out delicious
    Thank you

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