Coconut Oatmeal Cookies
|Flour||1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon (Caulmet Baking Powder)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , unbeaten|
|Rolled oats||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flaked coconut||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Bakers Angel)|
Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and soda together.
Cream shortening, add sugars gradually, and cream together until light and fluffy.
Add egg and vanilla and beat well.
Add flour, oats, and coconut and mix thoroughly.
Shape dough in small balls and place on un greased baking sheets.
Bake in moderate oven (375°F) 12 to 15 minutes.