Coconut Cookies


Preparation info

  • Makes about

    2 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Good to the Grain

By Kim Boyce

Published 2010

  • About

These pretty, rounded cookies have shreds of crunchy coconut on the outside and a soft, cakey interior. They’re made from barley flour and coconut flour only—there isn’t any all-purpose flour in the recipe, although you’d never know it from the light crumb. I came upon coconut flour one day in the baking aisle of a natural-food store. The label said that it was ground from whole coconuts. Intrigued, I brought it home to see what it was like. The flour smelled just like a fresh coconu