Matzo Meal Cookies
sweetened, shredded, dried
brown sugar, light
In a food processor or with a knife, mince coconut. In processor or bowl, whirl or rub together coconut, matzo meal, sugar, margarine, water, and vanilla until the crumbly dough sticks together when packed.
Compact dough into tablespoon-size balls. Place 2" apart on 2 ungreased 12x15" baking sheets.
Flatten balls to make about 1½ inch wide.
- Bake in a 325℉ (160℃). oven until cookies are a rich brown, 25 to 35 minutes.
Transfer to racks.
For jam centers, let cookies cool for about 3 minutes, then press the handle end of a wooden spoon into each cookie, making a depression about ¼ inch deep.
Fill each hollow with jam (¼ to ½ teaspoon; do not overfill); let cool.
Serve, or store airtight up to 4 days; freeze or store longer.