Dorothy in Holland--hope this is not too late to help you.
COCONUT TURNOVERS FILLING: 1 dried coconut grated 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup water 1 tsp. almond extract 1/2 tsp. ground allspice Pinch of cinnamon BUN: 4 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup butter less 1 Tbsp. 3 Tbsp. sugar 2 eggs 1 Tbsp. yeast 1 cup warm milk 1 egg beaten
Cook coconut, sugar and water till thick and syrupy. Remove from heat; add almond extract, allspice and cinnamon. Cool. Meanwhile dissolve yeast in milk and leave for 10 minutes. Cream butter, adding eggs. Combine flour, salt and sugar, add yeast mixture and butter and knead into a soft dough adding more flour only if necessary. Place dough in a large greased bowl and leave to rise for 30 minutes. Cut dough in quarters, roll into a rectangle, place quarter of filling down long side and roll jelly roll fashion. Repeat with remaining dough. Cut into 4" logs and place side by side on greased baking pan. Let rest 20 minutes, brush with beaten egg, sprinkle with sugar and bake in a preheated 425F. oven for 20 minutes or till cooked and golden