Lemon Coconut Cookies
Delicious Lemon Coconut Cookies with pecan nuts and chocolate chips.
300g self-raising flour
120g light brown caster sugar
120g unsalted butter
100g pecan nuts
60g grated coconut
50g chocolate chips
juice of 1 lemon
zest of 1 lemon
Oven temp. 180°C
Oven time 20-25 min
Makes 15 pcs.
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Line your oven tray with a baking sheet.
Pour the fresh lemon juice to the self raising flour and add the lemon zest as well.
Add in the butter followed by the light brown caster sugar and grated coconut.
Crack in the egg, then add the remaining ingredients. You can either break some of the pecan nuts into smaller pieces or keep them whole.
Mix everything together using your hands until well combined, make sure to knead into a thick dough.
Now make 15 equal sized balls with your dough and lay them out on your baking sheet.
Flatten the balls with the palm of your hand and place them in the pre-heated oven to bake them for about 20-25minutes, the exact time will depend on your oven. Make sure to check up on them after 18 minutes or so, to make sure they do not burn.
Take them out of the oven once they are golden brown, allow them to cool down before you enjoy your delicious cookies.