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       Title: Coconut Drops
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 60 servings
  
       2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking powder
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 c  Oats; not instant
   3 1/2 oz Dried coconut
     3/4 c  Vegetable shortening
     3/4 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Packed light brown sugar
       1 ts Vanilla extract
       1 lg Egg
  
   Recipe by: Jo Anne Merrill
   Preparation Time: 0:25
        1. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a large bowl.
   Add the oats and coconut; set aside.
        2. Cream shortening with both sugars until light and fluffy. Can use
   an
   electric mixer set at medium speed. Beat in vanilla and egg until well
   mixed. Gradually add flour mixture to make a stiff dough.
        3. Drop by teaspoonfuls, 1 inch apart, on lightly greased cookie
   sheets. Bake in preheated 375-degree oven for 10 minutes or until golden
   brown.
        4. Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes then remove to wire rack to
   cool
   completely.
   
   Yield: about 5 dozen.
  
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