Pismaniye (Turkish Cotton Candy)


Get ready to enjoy some homemade coconut sweets! With this easy recipe, you’ll be making delicious treats that are perfect for any occasion. Follow along with these simple instructions to create irresistible treats in your own kitchen.

Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Resting time: 2 hours
Total time: 2 hours 25 min
Serves: 20


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sunflower oil
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cups flour (add more if needed)
  • 2 cups coconut flakes
  • 5 grams vanilla powder
  • 5 tablespoons powdered sugar


  1. Preheat your oven to 340°F (170°C) and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the butter and sugar, then add the flour.
  3. Use a spatula to scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix thoroughly.
  4. Gradually add the sunflower oil while continuing to mix.
  5. Stir in the coconut flakes and vanilla powder until well incorporated.
  6. Chill the mixture in the fridge for 2-3 hours.
  7. Shape the chilled dough into small balls, about 1 oz (30g) each, and elongate them into strings.
  8. Place the strings on the prepared baking tray and bake at 170°C for up to 15 minutes. Avoid overbaking to prevent cracking.
  9. Once baked, sprinkle with additional coconut flakes and powdered sugar.
  10. Serve and enjoy your delicious treats!

To ensure your coconut sweet treats turn out perfectly, consider using unsweetened coconut flakes for a more balanced sweetness. Adjust the amount of flour as needed to achieve the desired consistency of the dough.

Nutritional Info:
Calories: 441
Carbs: 75g
Protein 5g
Fat 1g

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