Coconut Fingers

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  • Published May 4th
  • Servings72
  • Calories35
A dainty Swedish coconut cookie.

Coconut Fingers Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Coconut Fingers for 72 servings:

  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

Coconut Fingers Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Coconut Fingers easily:

  1. 1 Cream the butter and sugar. Beat in the egg, vanilla and almond extracts. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix until well blended. Fold in the almonds and coconut. Cover dough and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  2. 2 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C), and grease cookie sheets. Roll dough into 1/2 inch rolls and cut into 1 1/2 inch lengths.
  3. 3 Bake 18 to 20 minutes, or until golden. Dip in confectioners' sugar and let cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 35 calories; 1.7 grams of fat; 4.6 grams of carbohydrates; 0.4 grams of protein; 6 milligrams of cholesterol; 26 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 22nd 2015

    I'm in a place that's over 5000 feet so I had to crank back the heat as usual, but I found that I had to go even lower than I normally would. I ended up baking them around 7 minutes at 350. ...

  2. May 8th 2012

    The flavor of these cookies is really good, but the recipe doesn't make fingers, it makes flat cookies. I was expecting something like a Mexican Wedding Cookie texture and shape. I think ref ...

  3. Jan 29th 2006

    18 mins. is way too long and I didn't get anything close to 72 cookies out of the dough. I'm quite disappointed that they didn't have more flavor and I even doubled the almond and vanilla. I ...

  4. Mar 9th 2003

    I've made similar cookies before but when I tried to make these twice I was disappointed both times. They were almost impossible to roll out even after hours in the refridgerator & when ...

  5. Jun 18th 2001

    The flavor is very good, but rolling them into 1 1/2" rolls was very difficult. I may try them again and let them sit in the fridge overnight before trying to roll them.

  6. Feb 17th 2001

    i thought it was good but not great. having to refrigerate the cookies took much time to do.