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Mount Shasta Cookies

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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