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Coconut and jam cookies

Coconut and jam cookies


  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 20 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour (without baking powder)
  • 3/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup of grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup of a jam of your choice (I used a berries jam)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Prepare two trays with parchment paper to bake the cookies.
  3. In a bowl or in a blender, mix the butter with the sugar for about 4 minutes.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt, and half of the grated coconut.
  6. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Then, with the help of a spoon, take some scoops of the dough to form small balls, which shall be rolled over the rest of the grated coconut.
  9. Place the dough balls in the tray, and push them in the center with your thumb.
  10. Then, add the jam in that space.
  11. Bake for 15 minutes.
  12. Before removing from the tray, let the cookies stand for a few minutes.
  13. Enjoy the cookies when they cool down.