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Coconut Biscuits Recipe with Dried Mango and Pineapple. Copyright © 2021 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.
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Coconut Biscuits Recipe with Dried Mango and Pineapple

This easy coconut biscuits recipe with dried mango and pineapple makes a deliciously chewy biscuit with a taste of the tropics. Not quite a coconut macaroon, nor an American cookie, this traditional Australian-style biscuit is the kind my nanna used to make for afternoon tea – yet with the addition of coconut, palm sugar, and dried mango and pineapple.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Biscuits, Cookies, Snack, Sweets
Cuisine: Australian
Servings: 25 Biscuits
Calories: 88kcal
Author: Lara Dunston

Ingredients

  • 70 g butter
  • 70 g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 150 g grated fresh coconut moist coconut flakes or desiccated coconut
  • 60 g plain flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 20 ml milk
  • 1 tsp sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tsp creamy palm sugar
  • 30 g mixed dried mango and pineapple finely diced

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the butter and sugar until creamy, then add the egg and combine well.
  • Add the coconut, flour, pinch of salt, milk, condensed milk, and palm sugar, and mix together well.
  • Lastly, stir in the finely diced dried mango and pineapple so they’re well distributed.
  • Using a teaspoon, spoon the biscuit mixture onto a tray lined with baking paper, evenly spacing the dollops.
  • Using your fingers, press each dollop down a little, shaping them into circles of around 5cm in diameter.
  • Bake for around 12 minutes until a light golden colour for a softish chewy texture or for 15 minutes until brown for a firmer biscuit.
  • Cool the biscuits on a wire rack before serving and if there are any left store them in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 208IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg