Crispie coconut refrigerator cookies

Yield: 72 Cookies

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter Flavor Crisco
1 cup Sugar
2 tablespoons Milk
1 \N Egg
2¼ cup Flour, All Purpose
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Baking Soda
3 cups Coconut, Flaked, Divided
1 \N Egg Yolk
1 tablespoon Milk
70 \N Pecan Halves, about 1 1/4 cups

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Chill Time: 2 hours to Overnight Bake Time: 12 Minutes

Hint: Cookie rolls can be frozen for up to three months.

1. Cream Butter Flavor Crisco, sugar and 2 tablespoons milk in large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat in egg.

2. Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture. Add 2 cups of the coconut. Mix until well blended.

3. Divide dough in half. Form each half into a roll 1½ inches in diameter.

4. Cut 2 pieces wax paper 18 inches long. Sprinkle ½ cup coconut on each piece. Roll dough in coconut. Roll up in wax paper. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.

5. Heat oven to 325 F. Grease baking sheet with Butter Flavor Crisco.

Set aside.

6. Cut dough with a sharp knife into ¼ inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet.

7. Combine egg yolk and 1 tablespoon milk. Stir well. Brush on cookie slices. Top each slice with a pecan half.

8. Bake at 325 for 12 minutes. Remove to cooling rack.

Makes 6 dozen 1 ½ cookies.

Source: Butter Flavor Crisco Cookie Collection, page 12. Shared by: David Knight

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