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Coconut Oatmeal Crispies

 Coconut Oatmeal Crispies
My mother-in-law baked these cookies in the 1930s for her two sons, and later for her grandchildren. Now I make them for my grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
24 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
  • vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, coconut, baking soda and salt;
  • gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Shape into two 6-in.
  • rolls; wrap each roll in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour or
  • until firm.
  • Unwrap dough and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on
  • ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until
  • golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 220 calories,

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Coconut Oatmeal Crispies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 170 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.