Coconut Cookies

Carolyn Doster, Spearville High

  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup margarine
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cup quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Combine flour, balding powder, soda, and salt in small bowl; set aside. Cream together butter or margarine and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Blend in dry ingredients gradually; mix thoroughly.

Stir in rolled oats, coconut and chopped nuts.

Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Press out with back of a fork.

Bake at 350° for ten to fifteen minutes, until lightly browned.

Makes about 7 dozen.

This makes a very stiff dough. May want to us your hands.

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