Cookies from Armenia

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Country of origin: Armenia. A sort of "roll your own biscuit".

Ingredients

200 g
butter
200 g
shortening
200 g
Fair Trade shredded coconut
800 g
rolled oats
400 g
FAIRTRADE raw cane sugar
800 g
plain flour
10 ml
baking powder
5 ml
baking soda
200 ml
boiling water
FAIRTRADE
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Method

Let the boiled water cool until lukewarm.

Mix butter, shortening, coconut, oats, sugar, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt using your fingers until dough reaches the consistency of pie crust.

Add the lukewarm water and work into the dough.

Roll the dough into 2 cm balls, and flatten with a fork or press.

Place on a greased baking tray and bake at gas mark 6 (200 °C; 400 °F) for 10 minutes.

To serve

Serve with FAIRTRADE coffee.

Variation

Add a handful of FAIRTRADE raisins or FAIRTRADE sultanas to the dough.

See also:

Anzac Biscuits

Apricot and Almond Cookies

Peanut Cookies

Date and Walnut Cookies

Sunflower Cookies