MarissElla’s Salted Butter Cookies in Chocolate & Coconut Glaze – Kids’ Cooking

Those are our girls’ favorite cookies: easy to make and delicious… covered in real chocolate glaze rather than icing and sprinkled with yummy coconut instead of sprinkles.

salted butter cookies recipe


for salted butter cookies

  • 250 g bar of salted butter
  • 3 cups plain flour + some more for dusting
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup golden caster sugar
  • 2 whole eggs

for chocolate & coconut glaze

  • 200 g quality plain chocolate (broken into pieces)
  • 2 tbs of water
  • 1 cup desiccated unsweetened coconut

how to glaze cookies


  • mixing bowl
  • cookie cutters
  • trays lined with baking paper
  • rolling pin

children recipe for cutout cookies


  1. In a mixing bowl combine all ingredients for cookies and knead until well combined.
  2. Place the dough in the fridge for at least 15 minutes.
  3. On dusted with flour surface roll out small piece of the dough at the time and cut out the shapes.
  4. Place them on baking tray and bake in the oven preheated to 180°C (356°F).
  5. Once they turn golden brown remove from the oven and let them cool down completely before glazing.
  6. To prepare the glaze simply melt the chocolate in a small saucepan with addition of water.
  7. Once the chocolate is melted spread it on the top of cookies with silicone brush or even back of the spoon.
  8. Sprinkle with coconut flakes and leave aside for the chocolate to set.

Makes 4 trays (about 30 – 40 cookies).

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