I had left over dough from the coconut passionfruit thumbprint cookies so I just rolled them into little balls and baked them without the jam. These bite sized cookies are buttery, crumbly and much firmer as the jam tends to make the thumbprints a lot softer.
What I like about this cookie is that it's extremely versatile. With the same base dough, you could make various types for all sorts of occasions: fun thumbprint cookies filled with any jam or ganache you may fancy, simple round cookies flavoured with coconut for Chinese New Year, or decorated spritz cookies for Christmas. Read More
Trips to the Selfridges Food Hall always result in me bringing home a jar or two of interesting flavoured jams, the stuff you can't find in your regular supermarkets. There's one flavour in particular I can never resist - passionfruit - and if you put it in cakes/ tea/ yoghurt etc, I'll be like "HERE, TAKE MY MONEY". That was basically what happened when I first laid eyes on a jar of Nicolas Vahe's passion coconut jam. Since then, I've finished two jars because the jam is that good. And I don't think I say this often enough, but I'm absolutely in love with Nicolas Vahe's range of jams and everyone should go out and get one now.
Putting my huge jam collection to good use, I've selected three different fillings for these coconut thumbprint cookies: Nicolas Vahe's passionfruit and coconut jam, Awani Bali's pink guava jam, and Fortnum & Mason's lemon curd. You can pretty much use whatever jam you want. The flavour pairing possibilities are endless. Read More