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Coconut Macaroons

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Coconut Macaroons!! I finally learned how to make these!!! They are wonderfully different from the regular almond macaroons. This is a simple recipe. Try it out and enjoy the final result!
Ingredients
  Shortening 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Coconut 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) Mix together and cream the shortening till fluffy.
2) Slowly add in the sugars and cream till light and fluffy.
3) Beat in the eggs.
4) Combine and sift the flour, soda, baking powder, and salt.
5) Stir into the creamed mix.
6) Add in the oats, walnuts, and coconut. Mix well.
7) Pinching out small amounts of dough, shape into walnut-sized balls.
8) Arrange on an ungreased baking sheet, keeping 3 inches apart.
9) Place in the oven at 350° F and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, till golden.
10) Slightly cool on the baking sheet.
11) Place on a wire rack and cool.

SERVING
12) Serve with fresh fruit.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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