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Cookies with raisins, coconut and lemon zest

Very simple but tasty cookies with raisins, coconut and lemon zest.


  • Flour
    165 g
  • Coconut flakes
    80 g
  • Cherry liqueur
    65 ml
  • Raisins
    100 g
  • Butter
    110 g
  • Sugar
    80 g
  • Lemon zest
    1 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract
    - to taste
  • Salt
    1 clove


  • 1. You can use rum instead of Kirsch, and an orange zest instead of lemon one.
  • 2. It is handful to use a stationary mixer for kneading the dough.
  • 3. Mix the raisins with Kirsch and leave them overnight. Dry the raisins the next day.
  • 4. Beat butter with sugar and zest (for about 2 minutes). Add vanilla and 2 tbsp of Kirsch. Continuing to whisk, add flour, coconut and salt. Knead the dough for 3 minutes more. Stir in raisins by hand. If the dough is too wet, add more flour (about 2 tbsp).
  • 5. Lay the dough on a parchment, roll it into a sausage and put it into the freezer for half an hour.
  • 6. Cut the dough into small circles, place them on a baking tray layed with a baking paper.
  • 7. Bake at 165 degrees for about 20 minutes. Cool on a grill.
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