butternut cookies
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5 from 2 votes

Butternut Cookies

Servings: 36 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons treacle
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Instructions

  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add beaten egg, treacle and vanilla essence and mix well.
  • Add milk and sift in all of the dry ingredients except the coconut. Mix well.
  • Now add the coconut and mix again.
  • Form into small balls and place on a well greased baking tray. Flatten slightly with the top of your fingers if you prefer a flatter cookie.
  • Bake for 10 minutes in a moderately hot oven.
  • Allow to cool.