Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup butter, softened

  2. 1/2 cup shortening

  3. 2 cups packed brown sugar

  4. 2 eggs

  5. 1/4 cup water

  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  7. 4 cups all-purpose flour

  8. 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  9. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  10. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  11. 1 cup flaked coconut

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Gradually add water and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in coconut. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets; flatten with fingers into 2-1/2-in. x 1-in. rectangle shapes. Press lengthwise with a floured fork. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 9 dozen.


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