Cookies from Armenia


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

This recipe contains the following types of ingredient: dairy and honey; plants and fungi.


200 g
200 g
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


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.


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