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Black-Eyed Susans

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One of the most satisfying snack of all time for me is Black-Eyed Susans. I relish these crispy and crunchy cookies. This is a well listed recipe that makes baking this simple. I'm sure you will enjoy this too.
Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sifted flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking oats 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Coconut 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cooked prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven at 400° F.
2) Grease a baking sheet.

MAKING
3) In a bowl, add the shortening and beat till light.
4) Add in the sugar and mix till light and fluffy.
5) Add in the egg and vanilla and beat well.
6) Combine and sift the flour and salt.
7) Add in the oats and stir into the creamed mix.
8) Blend well and refrigerate.
9) Form small balls out of the dough and coat each with coconut.
10) Arrange on the baking sheet.
11) Using the handle of a knife, form a dent in the top of each ball.
12) Place in the oven at 300° F and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
13) Cool on a wire rack.
14) Mix together the prunes and sugar.
15) Gently cook, stirring constantly, till the mix thickens.
16) Refrigerate.
17) Place a spoonful of prune mix in the hollow of each cookie.

SERVING
18) Serve as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Prune
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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