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Coconut cookies

Recipe from: 4/1/2002 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 11
Servings 25
Time 30 minutes, plus chilling time


  • Base

  • 500
  • 2
    large egg yolks
  • 375
    butter or margarine
  • 500
    cake flour
  • apricot jam
  • Filling

  • 500
    desiccated coconut
  • 310
    butter or margarine
  • 160
  • 3
    large egg yolks, beaten


30-40 minutes

To prepare the base, beat the cream and egg yolks together.
Add the butter to the flour and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
Add the cream mixture and use a knife to mix it in until the dough becomes elastic.
Refrigerate until cold.
Roll the dough out onto a floured surface and cut out circles to fit greased patty pans.
Spoon a teaspoonful of jam into each pastry base.
To make the filling, beat all the ingredients together well.
Spoon over the jam so that it is well covered.
Bake in a preheated 180 °C oven for 30 to 40 minutes, until the pastry is crisp and golden.


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