Cakes & Cookies

Coconut Cookies Recipe

INGREDIENTS PASTRY

½ cup butter.
1 egg, beaten.
¼ cup sugar.
1 teaspoon baking powder.
1½ cups flour.

INGREDIENTS FILLING

1/3 cup butter.
½ cup sugar.
1 egg, beaten.
1 cup coconut.
2 talbespoons maizena.
Jam

METHOD

In a bowl rub the butter, sugar, flour and baking powder together.
Add beaten egg.
Knead until smooth.
Roll out and cut into rounds.

METHOD FILLING

In a bowl beat the butter and sugar together well.
Add the beaten egg, coconut and maizena.
Put pastry rounds into a lightly greased patty pan.
Drop a small amount of jam in the centre of each cookie.
Put about 1 tablespoon of filling on top of each one.
Bake at 160°C for 10-15 minutes.
Burns easily, keep a close eye.