Coconut, Orange And Oats Biscuits

As receitas lá de casa

These biscuits are given tropical flavors with grated coconut and grated orange zest that's mixed into the dough. Instead of flour, they are made with oat flakes, for wholesome goodness (buy gluten-free oats if desired). Bake just until they begin to take on color around the edges, when they will be the crisp but still slightly chewy. Once completely cooled, the cookies can be kept airtight at room temperature for up to a week.


  • 125 grams margarine (at room temperature)
  • 150 grams brown sugar
  • 1 large egg (or 2 small eggs)
  • 1 orange peel
  • 150 grams flour
  • 1 teaspoon yeast (powdered)
  • 135 grams oat (flakes)
  • 50 grams grated coconut


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  2. Beat the butter with sugar until it gets creamy.
  3. Add the orange zest and the egg. Stir again.
  4. Add all the dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. With a teaspoon, take small portions and place them in a baking tray lined with silicone mat or parchment paper (no need to grease).
  6. Cook until the tops begin to turn golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and place over a rack to cool.
  8. After fully cooled, store in an airtight container.
  9. Makes about 40 cookies (depending on size).
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