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Coconut Washboard Cookies

Coconut Washboard Cookies

Manny
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Cookies
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 20 pcs

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup 112 grams butter, softened
  • 1 cup 200 grams brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 large whole egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 cups unbleached flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon double acting baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut packed

Instructions
 

How to make Coconut Washboard Cookies:

  • Preheat oven to 375 °F. In a bowl, cream butter with sugar.
  • Beat in vanilla , coconut extract, the whole egg and egg yolk.
  • In another bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Stir flour mixture into butter mixture. Stir in coconut. Chill and cover for 20 minutes or until firm.
  • With floured hands, shape dough into 2 and 1/2 inch logs. Put logs 3 inches apart on buttered baking sheets.
  • With a fork dipped in flour, flatten logs to 4 x 1 and 1/2 inch rectangles (marks from lines of fork should be lengthwise ).
  • Bake 10 - 12 minutes or until edges are golden. Let cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool completely. Makes about 20 cookies.