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These refreshing icy treats were inspired by old-fashioned coconut cream pie.

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2005
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Cook's Notes

You can use other flavors of ice cream (or frozen yogurt), such as chocolate, rum-raisin, coffee, or coconut. Slicing cookies from a log of dough (instead of rolling out and cutting) is an easy way to ensure they are of equal size for perfect sandwiches.

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  • ceerock
    25 MAY, 2015
    mine came out a big melted mess, they all ran together. i did everything but freeze the log--i did freeze it for 30 mins but it wasn't firm and i didn't have time to wait, so went ahead and cut them up and baked them. and got a bit tray of melted goo. after it hardened it was quite tasty like a coconut candy, but was not a cookie at all. i guess the freezing step is a MUST as i did everything else correctly.
  • LittleMissBaker
    5 DEC, 2008
    These cookies are delicious!
  • canmathews
    21 AUG, 2008
    My husband is a coconut and cookie freak! I decided to try these wonderfully crispy, tasty cookies yesterday. I like to make cookies for my husband's lunch, which I pack for him about 3 times a week, so the ice cream filling wouldn't work. Instead, I substituted a slightly sweetened cream cheese filling and froze them individually. HUGE hit. I didn't quite get the yield, just 10 sandwiches but I could have made the "log" smaller. The cookies do expand some during baking.
  • pamelarai
    20 AUG, 2008
    these are so good . will make it over and over again . thank you martha. pam.
  • dobeandschnauzers
    20 AUG, 2008
    Where did you get such a handy conversion book? I'd love to have one myself!!
  • Ashleysnannie
    20 AUG, 2008
    Oh my goodness! These are easy little coconut jewels.
  • tomlinsonmaryann
    20 AUG, 2008
    val-a stick of butter is 4 oz or 115 gms. (1/2 cup). 1 cup of caster (superfine) sugar is 8 oz. or 130 gms.. i have a cookie book in which quantities are given in metric, imperial and standard cups and spoons. flour is 115g/4 oz/1 cup plain (all-purpose) flour. hope this helps.
  • kittenbuttercups
    20 AUG, 2008
    I am vegan. Could the butter be subbed with coconut oil?
  • glohein_yahoo_com
    20 AUG, 2008
    These are delicious!!!!!! They're so refreshing and tasty............everyone should try these.
  • erikwithak
    20 AUG, 2008
    Val! Google cooking equivilants and you should by able to find lots of answers -for dry, liquid,etc measurements for metric and imperial! I know that 1 stick of butter equals 1/4lb US=1/2 cup US and 1 cup US=16 tablespoons. I hope this helps yu some!

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