Quick Christmas Shortbread
- flour - 4/5 cup (200 g)
- coconut flakes - 2/5 cup (100 g)
- sugar - 3 1/3 tbsp (50 g)
- butter - 1/2 cup (125 g)
- eggs - 1
- baking powder - 1 tsp
- powdered sugar - for sprinkling
Add the baking powder and coconut flakes to the sifted flour, stir well.
Add the egg, sugar and the butter, cut into small cubes, then knead a smooth dough.
Form walnut-sized balls from the dough and arrange them onto a tray laid out with baking paper.
Bake in a preheated 392°F (200 °C) oven for 15 min., they need to remain light-colored.
While still hot, roll them generously in powdered sugar. Store in metal or airtight boxes.