Coconut Biscuits

Coconut Biscuits

"These sweet biscuits are wonderful with coffee in the morning.,,or alongside chicken for dinner. 'Sometimes I even top them with fresh pineapple or mango chunks and whipped cream for a delicious dessert,' suggests Howie Wiener of Spring Hill, Florida. 'it's my grandmother's recipe.'"
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25 m servings
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Original recipe yields 18 servings

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Combine milk and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in coconut. Drop by 2 tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 425 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

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Love this recipe. It's quick and tasty. I made a few adjustments. I used 1/3 cup organic coconut oil instead of shortening. I used 4 tablespoons of sugar and 1 tsp of cinnamon. I also made large...

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These were kinda dense. Just alright.

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Love this recipe. It's quick and tasty. I made a few adjustments. I used 1/3 cup organic coconut oil instead of shortening. I used 4 tablespoons of sugar and 1 tsp of cinnamon. I also made large...

just made these and they smell delicious. I also used butter instead of shortening. they have a very light sweet taste. I gave them four stars simply because neither of my kids enjoyed them. ...

These were very good. I used a nondairy substitute for the milk and they still turned out really well. They were good with some whip cream and mango like the original person suggested.

These came out great. Yummy, especially warm. I used fresh coconut, shredded it myself w/ a grater, along with 1% milk. I figured this recipe used store bought-flaked coconut. So I added two (...

Makes a nice change from plain biscuits.

These were wonderful! Light and soft, with a subtle sweetness. Easy to make and doesn't take a lot of time. I skipped toasting the coconut and just added it straight ito the batter. These w...

Delicious! Light, fluffy and not too sweet.

These were pretty good! I was out of milk so I subbed 3 parts half n' half and one part water. I also added an extra tbsp of sugar. I made them big because I prefer gooey biscuits to crispy ones.

These were sooo good! My kids loved them and asked for more! For added coconut flavor I used coconut milk and coconut oil for the milk and shortening. I have never toasted coconut before so I ...

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