The 'Food52' blog recently published a recipe for simple coconut cookies. Coconut candy is a popular Nigerian snack,which is made from freshly grated coconut that has been caramelized. This recipe offers a slightly different take on the candy by turning it into a crispy cookie.
The coconut cookies are a cross between a sweet biscuit and a flaky cracker. The cookies are based on popular Nigerian treats such as a coconut candy, coconut crisps and coconut jam drops. In order to create the right consistency, the dough must be rolled until it is thin and pliable. The result is a crispy cookie that boasts a sweet coconut flavor without the course texture of desiccated coconut.
Although they may look simple, the tasty coconut crisps deliver a complex medley of tropical flavors.