DIY Recipes: How to make Cassava Coconut biscuits (Cookies)

This biscuit is crispy and amazing.

Cassava Coconut biscuits (Cookies)

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It is basically gari, fresh coconut, baking powder and flour mixed with margarine or butter, sugar and egg this is used in making this snack.


2 tablespoon/ 28g butter or margarine

1/4 cup/50g sugar

1/2 cup/60g pastry flour

1/2 cup gari

3/4 cup grated fresh coconut about 55g-60g

1 egg

3/4 teaspoon baking powder


  • Preheat an oven to 180°C or 350°F. Put gari into a food processor or blender and blend till smooth. Whisk the gari, baking powder and flour together.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat sugar, margarine or butter together. Add in egg, vanilla and fresh coconut. Mix in the dry ingredients.
  • Scoop a tablespoon full of dough onto a baking stray. Press firmly with the back of a spoon. Bake in the preheated oven for 12- 15 minutes till the edges are golden. S
  • tore biscuits in an airtight container for 7 days.
  • Unbaked biscuits dough can be stored in the freezer for 3 months.


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