How to Make Cassava and Coconut Cookies


  • 2 1/2 cup wheat flour
  • 2 1/2 cup cassava flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 pcs eggs
  • 5 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cup “sapal” or desiccated coconut


  1. Sift together the measured baking powder and cassava flour.
  2. Add “sapal” to the baking powder and cassava flour mixture.
  3. In another bowl, cream the margarine.
  4. Gradually add the sugar and egg to the creamed margarine.
  5. Add the flour mixture to the creamed margarine and blend well to form a soft dough.
  6. Grease the baking pan with oil or butter.
  7. Form the soft dough into small balls (approximately 5 g) and place on the greased pan.
  8. With the use of the kitchen fork, flatten the balls.
  9. Bake in a pre-heated oven until golden brown.
  10. Remove the baking pan from the oven.
  11. While it is hot remove the cookies from the baking pan to avoid scorching.
  12. When the cookies are cool, pack in a plastic bag, seal and keep till use or consume.


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