Wholemeal Coconut Icebox Cookie Biscuits


  • 100g butter
  • 100g demerara sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 150g Doves Farm Organic Fine Plain Wholemeal Flour
  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • butter, for tray


  1. Pre-heat the oven.
  2. Rub some butter around the inside of a large baking tray or insert a baking liner.
  3. Put the butter and sugar into a mixing bowl and beat them together until light and fluffy.
  4. Break the egg into the bowl and beat to incorporate.
  5. Add in the flour and coconut and mix well.
  6. Using your hands gather the mix together to form a smooth ball of dough.
  7. Put the dough onto a piece of greaseproof or parchment paper, shape, and wrap it into a 5cm/2” diameter cylinder
  8. Put the dough cylinder into the icebox or freezer for 5-10 minutes to firm or until required.
  9. When ready to bake, remove the cookie dough from the icebox and unwrap it.
  10. Cut the dough into 7mm/¼” thick slices.
  11. Transfer the slices to the prepared baking tray, making sure they keep their round shape.
  12. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until golden.
  13. Cool the cookies on the baking tray for a few minutes before lifting them onto a wire rack to finish cooling.
  14. Store cold cookies in an airtight tin.