Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

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The coconut adds a distinctive flavor to these delicious morsels.

Ingredients

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose white flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup unsweetened coconut

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease two baking sheets.

In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugars. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until creamy. Sift together the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Add to the creamed mixture and beat until smooth. Stir in the oats and coconut. Drop by the rounded teaspoonful onto the baking sheets.

Bake for 9 to 12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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Yield: 

about 6-1/2 dozen

Credit: 

Adapted from a recipe submitted Dorothy M. White Unitarian C

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