---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: COCONUT SANDIES
  Categories: Cookies, Candies
       Yield: 4 Dozen
  
            -MARY WILSON  BWVB02B
       1 c  Butter or margarine
     1/4 c  Confectioners' sugar; sifted
       2 ts Vanilla
       1 tb Water
       2 c  Flour; sifted
       1 c  Pecans; chopped
 
 --------------------------CONFECTIONERS' FROSTING--------------------------
            Light cream
       2 c  Confectioners' sugar; sifted
         ds Salt
       1 ts Vanilla
            Tinted coconut flakes
  
   Cream together thoroughly the butter, sugar, and vanilla. Stir in water.
   Add flour and mix well. Stir in nuts. Shape in 1-inch balls. Bake 1 inch
   apart on ungreased cookie sheet in slow oven (300~F.) about 20 minutes or
   until firm to the tough.  Cool thoroughly before removing from the pan. Dip
   cookies in frosting and roll in coconut. Makes 4 dozen.
   
   Frosting:  Add enough light cream to 2 cups sifted confectioner’s sugar for
   spreading.  Add dash of salt and 1 tsp. vanilla.
   
   To tint coconut:  Shake 1 1/3 cups flaked coconut in covered jar with a few
   drops of food coloring.
  
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