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butternut cookies
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5 from 10 votes

Butternut Cookies

The lovely BUTTER and cocoNUT flavours that give Butternut Snap Cookies their name are unmistakable in this homemade version.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: butternut cookies
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 59kcal

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 desiccated 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 59kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 38mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg