Rose’s Kitchen

Coconut Cookies


225 g butter

225 g caster sugar

450g self raising flour

120 g dessicated coconut

1 tsp vanilla essence

2 eggs

cut red cherries, for decoration


1.  Sift the self raising flour.

2.  Cream butter with sugar till light.  Add in the eggs, one at a time, stirring in one direction.

3.  Fold in the sifted flour and dessicated coconut.  Add in the vanilla essence and mix well.

4.  Spoon batter in small heaps onto greased trays and and top each with a small piece of cut cherry.  Bake cookies in a preheated oven at 150 deg C for about 20 minutes or till light brown in colour.

5.  Cool cookies on a cake rack before storing in an airtight container.


February 10, 2007 - Posted by | Cookies


  1. Hi Rose, I tried this recipe and it turns out good.

    Comment by Monica | October 11, 2007 | Reply

  2. Hi Rose,

    Thanks very much for posting this easy-to-do recipe! Even a hopeless cook like me managed to bake two batches of delicious coconut cookies for CNY 🙂

    Comment by Alicia | February 26, 2008 | Reply

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