Coconut kisses

Note: These recipes use NZ measurements. 1 c = 1 cup = 250 ml. 1 T = 1 tablespoon = 15 ml. 1 D = 2 teaspoons. 1 t = 1 teaspoon = 5ml. If you're in America, you may find you need a little extra baking powder in recipes that use it.

3oz butter
2 T hot water
1/2 c sugar
1 c flour
3/4 c coconut
1 t baking powder

Melt butter with hot water and mix in dry ingredients. Roll into balls and put on a greased tray. Flatten a little with fork. If mixture is too dry add some beaten egg.
Bake 15 minutes at 350 F. Can be put together with jam or icing sugar.

Source: Cornell Cookbook