Coconut biscuits

Coconut biscuits



  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 125g butter, melted


Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Line two baking trays with baking paper and set aside.

In a bowl, sift the flour and stir in the coconut and sugar to combine.

Mix in the egg and then melted butter until all ingredients are moist.

Roll tablespoon-sized balls of the mixture and place on baking tray, spaced well apart.

Bake for 12 mins. Remove from the oven and leave to cool on the baking tray for 5 mins. Transfer to a wire rack to cool further.

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Serving Suggestions


  • These biscuits keep really well and are still crunchy and delicious the next day.
  • To make these appealing to children you can press Smarties into them before they cool.
  • These biscuits really spread as they are baking; make sure you leave plenty of room on the trays.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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