Hello kokosnoot lovers! These delicious Coconut Thumbprint Cookies are simply what you’re looking for; a bully cookie recipe amongst plenty of kokosnoot season as well as a fun piddling springtime spin.
You don’t convey to hold upwardly celebrating Easter or fifty-fifty bound to relish these tardily kokosnoot thumbprint cookies. Fill the centre amongst your favorite buttercream frosting, a uncomplicated glaze every bit y'all encounter here, caramel or fifty-fifty chocolate ganache; it’s all good!
These cookies remind me of piddling nests, thence inwards went candy robin eggs!
I dear this fourth dimension of year, as well as who doesn’t? After many, many long nighttime days of winter, hither inwards Virginia we’re getting a piddling to a greater extent than sunshine, longer daylight hours as well as warmer weather! The birds are chirping as well as cavorting, as well as scoping out novel nest locations. Before y'all know it we’ll convey eggs inwards the nests as well as and then babe birds singing for their dinner. I’m ready to constitute our garden, disclose some flowers as well as can upwardly the grill!
These melt-in-your-mouth thumbprints are the perfect combination of buttery cookie as well as toasted coconut.
Not overly sweet, they’re correct at habitation amongst a piddling puddle of uncomplicated icing as well as a few mini-candied eggs tucked inside. Honestly, I would dear these cookies without adding a drib of icing, they’re that good. My hubby shared these amongst his co-workers as well as the feedback was phenomenal. Without exception, the conduct grouping of concern men as well as women stopped inwards his utilisation for repeat visits as well as grabbed seconds, thirds as well as fifty-fifty sixths for 1 guy who doesn’t fifty-fifty similar sweets! I idea these would appeal to kids most of all, but they seem to connect amongst the small-scale inwards all of us 🙂 Toasted kokosnoot is difficult to beat!
This recipe tin stack upwardly against whatever kokosnoot cookie recipe out there!
The cookie dough is flavored amongst kokosnoot extract, rolled into balls, dipped inwards a beaten egg, as well as then coated inwards sweetened, shredded kokosnoot for a double dose of kokosnoot flavor. Once baked, the sweetened kokosnoot coating almost caramelizes transforming to an incredibly addicting toasty treat. There’s something practically magical nigh toasted coconut; thence good! If y'all wishing to actually charge upwardly on kokosnoot season don’t hold upwardly afraid to double the kokosnoot extract or add together a few drops to the icing too. I state become large amongst the flavors!
Hershey’s makes a overnice little chocolate egg that would hold upwardly expert here, as well as I bet all the kiddos would dear jelly beans too. Jelly Bellies are little plenty that they mightiness represent inwards the centre ameliorate than these honker malted mini-robin eggs. Whatever y'all use, don’t miss making these cookies ASAP!
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Servings: 36 cookies
large whole egg,
plus 1 egg white lightly beaten
sweetened flaked coconut
- In a large mixing bowl combine the butter as well as sugar. Beat on medium speed until the mixture is lite as well as fluffy, nigh 3-4 minutes. Scrape downward sides as well as bottom of bowl as well as blend again. Add the vanilla as well as kokosnoot extract as well as musical rhythm out until blended.
- In a little bowl whisk together the flour, cornstarch as well as salt. Add 1/3 of the flour mixture to the butter inwards iii additions as well as musical rhythm out on depression speed until combined. Repeat until all flour is incorporated. Press the dough together amongst the spatula to shape a ball inwards the mixing bowl. Refrigerate piece preparing the egg wash.
- Preheat oven to 350F. Line 2 baking sheets amongst parchment newspaper as well as laid aside.
- In a small, deep bowl whisk together the whole egg as well as egg white until blended. Pour one-half the kokosnoot into a dissever shallow bowl as well as house adjacent to the egg wash. (Add to a greater extent than kokosnoot to the bowl every bit needed)
- Using a little cookie scoop shape the dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Using 1 construct clean hand, dip a cookie dough ball inwards the beaten egg rolling to cover, as well as then transfer to the bowl of coconut. With the contrary construct clean hand, gyre the dough ball inwards the coconut, lightly pressing to adhere. Place the balls on the parchment lined baking sheets 2-inches apart . Continue until the pan is filled. Press an indentation into the centre of each dough ball using the dorsum of a rounded 1/4 teaspoon, taking tending non to press besides difficult or besides deep causing the cookies to spread. Refrigerate the filled pan piece preparing the 2d sail of cookie dough balls. See NOTES nigh refrigeration. Place the 2d filled baking sail inwards the fridge piece the outset is baking.
- Bake the cookies for 9-10 minutes, as well as then take away the baking sail from the oven. Carefully as well as lightly re-press each indentation. Rotate the pan as well as move along baking until golden brown, nigh 4-5 minutes more. (Total baking fourth dimension is nigh xiv minutes) Allow baked cookies to remainder on the pan for a minute, as well as then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely earlier icing.
- In a little bowl whisk together the powdered saccharide as well as water. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon of the icing into the indentations as well as forthwith exceed amongst candy eggs if using. Press the eggs into the icing to adhere. Allow the icing to laid earlier storing the cookies inwards an airtight container.
Sweetened kokosnoot tin can rapidly thence monitor the baking fourth dimension closely every bit oven temperatures vary.
Refrigerating the dough balls is optional but helps forestall spreading when baked. If y'all skip this step, monitor the baking fourth dimension as well as cut down appropriately, past times nigh 2 minutes. The cookies are expert either way, amongst our without refrigeration.
You tin skip the candied eggs as well as double the filling, if desired. I would add together a drib or 2 of kokosnoot extract too! Fill the thumbprints amongst your favorite buttercream, caramel or chocolate ganache for a delicious treat.
Base cookie recipe adapted from Martha Stewart
Here are a few to a greater extent than kokosnoot dessert recipes y'all mightiness enjoy:
White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies amongst Coconut – this cookie is a shining star on the dessert tray! Delicious jumbo-sized thick as well as chewy cookies that challenger whatever from the gourmet bake shop. Click HERE to larn the recipe for White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies amongst Coconut.
Mini Coconut Pound Cakes all dressed upwardly for Easter fun! Baked inwards a mini bundt pan, topped amongst a uncomplicated kokosnoot flavored icing as well as garnished amongst shredded kokosnoot as well as pastel colored candy eggs. Click HERE to larn the recipe for Mini Coconut Pound Cakes.
Thanks thence much for stopping by! Tricia