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       Title: Coconut Oatmeal Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 72 cookies
  
       2 c  Quick oats
     2/3 c  Shredded coconut
       1 c  C and H Brown Sugar; packed
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine
     1/2 c  Shortening
       2    Eggs
   1 1/2 ts Vanilla
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Salt
  
   Spread oats and coconut in a shallow pan.  Toast, shaking occasionally, in
   a 250 degree oven about 15 minutes or until lightly browned.  Cool.  Cream
   together sugar, butter, and shortening.  Beat in eggs, one at a time.
   Stir in vanilla, then oats and coconut.  Combine flour, soda and salt, and
   mix into batter.  Mix well.  Form into rolls about 1-1/2 inches in
   diameter on waxed paper.  Seal and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Slice
   1/4-inch thick; place on greased cookie sheet.  Bake in 400 degree oven 8
   minutes.  Cool on rack.  Makes about 6 dozen cookies.
   
   Reprinted with permission from _From our Private Collection_
   From the C and H Sugar Kitchen
   Electronic format by Karen Mintzias
  
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