| Oatmeal Coconut Cookies|
|     ||225 g/8 oz Butter or Margarine||  ||125 g/4 oz Soft light Brown Sugar|
|     ||125 g/4 oz Caster Sugar||  ||1 large Egg|
|     ||1 tsp Vanilla Essence||  ||225 g/8 oz Plain Flour|
|     ||1 tsp Baking Powder||  ||1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda|
|     ||125 g/4 oz Rolled Oats||  ||75 g/3 oz Dessicated Coconut|| |
|Preheat the oven to 180 C/350 F/Gas Mark 4, 10 minutes before baking. Lightly oil a baking sheet.|
Cream together the butter or margarine and sugars until light and fluffy. Gradually stir in the egg and vanilla essence and beat until well blended.
Sift together the flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda in another bowl. Add to the butter and sugar mixture and beat together until smooth. Fold in the rolled oats and coconut with a metal spoon or rubber spatula.
Roll heaped teaspoonsfuls of the mixture into balls and place on the baking sheet about 5 cm/2 inches apart and flatten each ball slightly with the heel of the hand.
Transfer to the preheated oven and bake for 12-15 minutes. until just golden.
Remove from the oven and transfer the biscuits to wire rack to cool completely before serving.
| Categories:  Biscuits|
| Estimated Serving:  40|
| Estimated preparation time:  0 min.|
| Estimated calories serving:  0|
| Language:  English|
| Shared by:  Nayland 2010/08/20|