Hedda's cookies

Yield: 60 cookies

Measure Ingredient
1 cup C and H Granulated Sugar
1 cup Shortening
1 \N Egg
1 teaspoon Almond extract
1½ cup All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Salt
2 cups Flaked coconut

Cream together sugar, shortening, egg and almond extract. Add flour and salt and mix well. Fold in coconut. Shape into one-inch balls.

Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with fork. Bake in 325 degree oven 15 to 18 minutes until slightly golden around edges.

Makes about 5 dozen.

Reprinted with permission from _From our Private Collection_ From the C and H Sugar Kitchen Electronic format by Karen Mintzias

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