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Catholic Recipe: Cocoanut Busserln

    INGREDIENTS

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 pound confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 pound shredded cocoanut
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Austria

Also Called: Coconut Kisses

These Austrian meringue coconut cookies were a Trapp Family Christmas favorite.

The Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle was traditionally on December 21. Although the feast is now moved the July 3rd, this day still marks in Europe many customs, and also marks the final countdown for baking and cleaning for Christmas.

DIRECTIONS

Beat the white of egg until stiff. Stir in the sugar well. Fold the shredded cocoanut in last. Drop mixture from tip of spoon 1/2 inch apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake in a slow oven, 250° F., for 45 minutes. Remove from pan when slightly cool.

Recipe Source: Around the Year with the Trapp Family by Maria Augusta Trapp, Pantheon Books Inc., New York, New York, 1955
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