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       Title: Almond-Coconut Cookies
  Categories: New, Text, Import
       Yield: 4 servings
  
  
     2 1/4 c  all-purpose flour
       1/2 ts baking soda
       1/4 ts salt
       3/4 c  light brown sugar
       1/2 c  white sugar
       3/4 c  salted butter
         2 lg eggs
         2 ts pure vanilla extract
       1/2 c  sweetened shredded coconut
         1 c  chopped raw almonds, --
   :          unsalted
         1 c  chopped dates
       1/4 c  sweetened shredded coconut
   :          for topping
   
   Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In medium bowl mix
   together flour, soda and salt with a wire whisk and
   set aside. In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar and
   white sugar with electric mixer at medium speed. Add
   and mix butter until it forms a grainy paste. Add eggs
   and vanilla and beat until smooth. Add flour mixture,
   coconut, almonds and dates. Blend on low speed until
   just combined. Do not overmix. Drop by rounded
   tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheets, 2 inches
   apart. Sprinkle tops lightly with reserved coconut.
   Bake 25 minutes or until bottoms turn golden brown.
   With a spatula, transfer to cool, flat surface.
   
   Recipe By     :THE DESSERT SHOW SHOW #DS3005
   
                                         Date: Mon, 28
   Oct 1996 08:33:02 -0500
  
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