These two flavours work well together especially in these lovely buttery bites!
Makes about 26 biscuits Approx 6p per biscuit
Prep time 15 minutes Cooking time 10-15 minutes
200g unsalted butter, softened
180g caster sugar
350g plain flour
50g dessicated coconut, plus a little extra for sprinkling
1 egg lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
Grated zest of 2 lemons
Pre-heat the oven to 170Fan/Gas5/190C.
Place the butter & sugar into a large mixing bowl & beat together. Add the egg & vanilla & beat again.
Fold in the flour, coconut & lemon zest then bring the dough together with your hands.
Roll the dough into balls of about 1 tbsp each, place them on a lightly greased & lined baking sheet & press them down gently with your fingers.
Sprinkle a little more of the dessicated coconut onto each biscuit.
Bake for about 10-15 minutes or until slightly golden. Allow to cool on the tray before transferring to a wire rack.
The biscuits should keep for about a week in an airtight container.