Oatmeal-coconut cookies

Yield: 7 dozen

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Sugar, brown; firmly packed
1 cup Shortening; melted
2 \N Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1 cup Flour, all-purpose
1 teaspoon Soda
½ teaspoon Salt
4 cups Oats, regular; uncooked
1 cup Coconut, flaked

Combine sugar and shortening, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla.

Combine flour, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating well.

Stir in oats and coconut. Chill dough 1 hour.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 325 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, sometime in 1981. Typos by Nancy Coleman. Submitted By NANCY COLEMAN On 04-28-95

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