Orange coconut biscuits

This crisp classic is chock-full of fresh flavours.

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Makes 70
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Orange Coconut Biscuits
  • 125 grams butter
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (90g) coconut, desiccated
  • 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 cup (85g) mixed peel, finely chopped


Orange Coconut Biscuits
  • 1
    Beat butter, rind, sugar and egg in medium bowl with electric mixer until smooth.Stir in coconut, sifted flour and juice.
  • 2
    Roll rounded teaspoons of mixture into balls, press 1 side of balls lightly in mixed peel. Place balls, peel side up, about 4cm apart, on greased oven trays.
  • 3
    Bake in moderate oven about 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on trays.


You can find mixed peel in the dried fruit section.

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