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Coconut cookies

Coconut Cookies

  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 20-30 1x
  • Category: Cookies
  • Method: Oven baked
  • Cuisine: Chilean


Easy, quick, and delicious coconut cookies.


Units Scale
  • 115 grams of butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup (200 grams) of granulated sugar
  • 1 egg at room temperature
  • 2 cups (200 grams) unsweetened grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup (75 grams) of flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • pinch of salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C or 350F. Prepare a baking sheet, cover with a Silpat or parchment paper.
  2. Beat the butter with the sugar until it is creamy, about 3 minutes with a fork, add the egg and beat until well integrated.
  3. Add the coconut, stir until well incorporated.
  4. Finally, add the flour with the baking powder, stir until it forms a sticky dough.
  5. Scoop out portions with a small ice cream scoop and crush lightly.
  6. Bake for 12-16 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Let cool over a rack for 10 minutes. Take out and let cool completely.
  7. Store in an airtight container for up to 10 days, freeze for 3 months.

Keywords: coconut cookies