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Mount Shasta Cookies

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  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Egg white 1
  Flaked coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Cream shortening with extract; add 1/2 cup sugar and brown sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Add egg yolk; beat thoroughly.
Blend flour and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, mixing until blended after each addition.
Stir in walnuts.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets; flatten slightly.
Set aside.
Beat egg white until frothy; add 1/2 cup sugar gradually, beating constantly until stiff peaks are formed.
Blend in coconut.
Top each cookie round with a teaspoonful of coconut meringue, shaping into a peak.
Bake at 375°F 10 to 12 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3723 Calories from Fat 1976

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 230 g353.6%

Saturated Fat 82.9 g414.7%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 189.6 mg63.2%

Sodium 1600.2 mg66.7%

Total Carbohydrates 391 g130.5%

Dietary Fiber 25.6 g102.5%

Sugars 222.2 g

Protein 48 g95.2%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C 4.3%

Calcium 31.8% Iron 87.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mount Shasta Cookies Recipe