*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Toasted Coconut Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home
 Serving Size  : 60   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : All Newly Typed Not Shared       Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           butter or margarine
      1/2  cup           shortening
      3/4  cup           sugar
      3/4  cup           packed brown sugar
    2                    eggs
    2      teaspoons     vanilla extract
    2      cups          all purpose flour
    1      teaspoon      baking powder
    1      teaspoon      baking soda
      3/4  teaspoon      salt
    1 1/2  cups          quick cooking oats
    1 1/2  cups          flaked coconut -- toasted
      3/4  cup           chopped walnuts -- toasted
 
 In a mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening, and sugars until fluffy.  Add
 eggs and vanilla; beat well.  Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and
 aslat; gradually add to creamed mixture.  Fold in oats, coconut and nuts.
  Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.  Bake at 375 for 10-11
 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool 2-3 minutes before removing to a wire
 rack. Yield about 5 dozen.
 
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