Three-In-One Cookies

Rolled and Sliced Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat until well blended.

Combine flour, soda, and salt in a medium mixing bowl; add to creamed mixture, beating well.

Divide dough into thirds. Add coconut to one portion, raisins to second portion, and pecans to remaining portion; mix well. Shape each portion into a roll, 1 inch in diameter; wrap in waxed paper, and chill overnight.

Remove waxed paper, and cut into 1/8 inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Yield: 6 dozen.


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