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Sunday, June 20, 2021
These delicious Portuguese coconut and almond cookies (bolinhos de coco e amêndoa) are so easy to make and are great for a snack.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Coconut & Almond Cookies Recipe

Portuguese Coconut & Almond Cookies Recipe

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Posted in: Snacks
Sat, Mar 21, 2020, 00:38
4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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5 cups of coconut flour4 cups of milk3 cups of sugar4 egg yolks1/2 cup of chopped almonds
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    1. In a large saucepan, add the coconut flour, sugar and milk and cook over low heat, stir until the mixture thickens and set aside for 15 minutes.
    2. After 15 minutes, add the egg yolks one at a time and let it thicken.
    3. With your hands mold the dough into balls and place them on a tray lined with parchment paper.
    4. Sprinkle the cookies with the chopped almonds and bake at 180°C or 350°F for about 30 minutes.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: blog.giallozafferano


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