Mema’s Oatmeal Cookies

September 27th, 2009
by: Sue

1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup coconut
3 cups quick cooking rolled oats
1 cup chopped nuts

Blend sugars and shortening. Add beaten eggs. Sift dry ingredients together and add to first mixture. Stir in vanilla, coconut, oats and nuts. Mix well and drop by teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheet. Flatten with bottom of glass. Bake in 350 oven until light brown.

Recommended: lightly toast the oats in the oven, and toast the nuts before adding to the dough.

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