Breakfast coconut cookies by Paul Hollywood.

Biscotti al cocco di Paul Hollywood ideali per la prima colazione.

So this is the day 8 (already!) of the Cookie Advent Calendar and I want to post these breakfast coconut cookies by Paul Hollywood as they are a real hit, even if in the book there is a typo in the ingredients and the first time I made them they were good only to floor a road. 😀

In the book they call for 10 grams of butter: they seemed very little to me but ehy, Paul is Paul he never disappointed me!

No way, the grams were almost for sure 100, infact they turned out great with the right dose of butter!

Breakfast coconut cookies by Paul Hollywood.

Servings: 15


  • 125 g plain flour
  • 100 g cold diced butter
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • 20 g dessiccated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/ tsp vanilla extract
  • 40 ml milk
  • caster sugar to sprinkle


  • Combine flour and butter with fingertips.
    Add coconut, sugar, baking powder and mix to combine.
  • Add 25 ml milk and vanilla extract, bring the mixture together using hands.
    Add the rest of the milk 1 tsp at time just until you have a smooth dough.
    Form a ball, cover with cling film and rest in fridge at least 30 minutes.
  • Roll out the dough on a flour dusted surface and cut squares about 2 inches/ 5 cm per side.
  • Put them on a baking tray lined with baking parchment, poke holes in them with a fork and rest in fridge for 30 minutes more.
  • Right before baking sprinkle them with caster sugar.
  • Bake at 370°F/190°C for about 15 minutes ur until gold.
  • Remove from oven and let them cool before touching.
  • They can be stored in a tin box up to a week.
Breakfast coconut cookies by Paul Hollywood.

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