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Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

1/2 cup shortening
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup butter
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2-1pkg chocolate chips
1 cup flaked coconut
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
2 cups rolled oats


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. In a medium mixing bowl cream shortening, butter, and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla until blended. Set aside.
3. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients, withholding the coconut until all other dry ingredients are blended. Add coconut.
4. Combine wet and dry ingredients until moist. Drop on greased cookie sheet about 1-2 inches apart. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden.
Remove from oven immedietly- if overcooked cookies get HARD.

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