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sablés cookies with a glass of milk to the side

How to make crunchy sablés with coconut flakes

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  • Author: Magali
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 1h 12 min
  • Total Time: 1h 22 min
  • Yield: 15 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: european


  • 150 g of all purpose flour
  • 100 g of room temperature butter in cubes
  • 2 egg yolks ( 1 egg  for gilding)
  • 60 g of sugar
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • 4 Tsp of unsweetened coconut flakes
  • Pinch of salt


  1. In a bowl, make a hole in the middle of your flour. Add sugar, salt, vanilla, coconut flakes and the two egg yolks and mix it with a spoon.
  2. Add the butter. Start mixing with your fingers to make the mixture sandy. Take your time doing that.
  3. Make a big ball with it. Cover it with plastic wrap. Put it in the fridge for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Take the dough out of the fridge and let it get to room temperature.
  6. Knead to the dough  on a surface with flour in it with a roll pin. You don’t want it to be too thin. Around ½ cm of thickness.
  7. Use a cookie cutter of your choice and place them on a baking sheet with parchment paper on them.
  8. Put the egg yolk in a bowl with a little bit of water. Use a brush to spread it on the cookies.
  9. Put them in the oven for 12 min.
  10. Let them cool completely before devouring them!