Bejus: Nigerian Coconut Cookie By One Green Planet

Bejus: Nigerian Coconut Cookie By One Green Planet

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Bejus: Nigerian Coconut Cookie By One Green Planet
Yields12 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

Bejus, a type of of coconut cookie widely known in Nigeria, also seem to be common in the northeast of Brazil under the name bijus or tapioquinhas.

Over there, these cookies include various fillings such as dulce de leche, jam, compote, or butter. In Nigeria, these cookies are made with only three ingredients: cassava root, coconut, and sugar. This is a dessert that will even appeal to gluten and grain intolerant people, as it contains no wheat flour.

 1/2 pound fresh grated coconut (about 1 coconut) or dried shredded coconut
 1/2 pound cassava root
 1/2 cup sugar

Ingredients

 1/2 pound fresh grated coconut (about 1 coconut) or dried shredded coconut
 1/2 pound cassava root
 1/2 cup sugar
Bejus: Nigerian Coconut Cookie By One Green Planet

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