Coconut Cookie


  • 125g butter
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups self-raising flour, sifted
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 1/2 cup corn flakes, crushed


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C, fan forced.
  2. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper, a silicone mat, or use a silicone baking tray.
  3. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla in an electric mixer, until pale and creamy.
  4. Add egg, mix.
  5. Add flour and coconut, mix.
  6. Roll tablespoons of mixture into balls.
  7. Roll balls in corn flakes to coat and then place on baking tray.
  8. Bake cookies for 15 minutes or until golden.
  9. Rest on tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.