The Twelve Days of Cookies!
From December 1-12th I’ll post a new cookie (or holiday treat) recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining or cookie exchanges!
The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (each recipe makes 1-dozen) that are simple to prepare and that use everyday ingredients and equipment (hint, a small loaf tin and electric hand beaters are your friends for so many of these recipes!) so hopefully you’ll be able to whip up any of these on a whim.
Today’s recipe isn’t a cookie per se, rather a slice, and another childhood favourite: Chocolate Coconut Slice. For whatever reason, when I think of Christmas, coconut desserts spring to mind. I guess growing up in a country that celebrates Christmas in the middle of the summer, we try to pretend like there’s snow any way we can and coconut on desserts is a good way to do it! I don’t know….
In any case, these were not so much a favourite around the holidays but year-round. The original recipe came from the Women’s Weekly The Big Book of Beautiful Biscuits (a favourite “read” when I was younger and still today!) and I’ve adapted it slightly to simplify it (the original recipe calls for two different flours) and make a small batch because a big batch is dangerous to have around (I will eat them all).
I can also see this working with some dried fruits and nuts (dried cranberries,maybe slivered almonds) but wanted to make the first couple of batches as I remembered them!
Easy chocolate coconut slice - a cross between a cake and a brownie. Adapted from the Women's Weekly The Big Book of Beautiful Biscuits. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Chocolate Coconut Slice
For the slice
For the icing
Make the slice
Make the icing and frost the slice
Easy chocolate coconut slice - a cross between a cake and a brownie.
Adapted from the Women's Weekly The Big Book of Beautiful Biscuits.
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Check out the rest of the:
The Twelve Days of Cookies
Day 1: Easy Three Ingredient Shortbread
Day 2: Jam Drops
Day 3: Chocolate Caramel Slice
Day 4: Melting Moments
Day 5: White Christmas
Day 6: Langues de Chat
Day 7: Chocolate Coconut Slice
Day 8: Cornflake Biscuits
Day 9: Rocky Road
Day 10: Honey Joys
Day 11: Rum Ball Truffles
Day 12: Giant Florentine Cookie (to share)
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