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Dad's Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Dad's Cookies, by , is from The Gibb Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Randal Gibb
Added: Tuesday, November 25, 2008


1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup shortning (or half margarine half oil)
2 eggs
tspn vanilla
2 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 cups quick rolled oats
1 1/2 cup coconut

Mix well sugars, shortning, eggs, vanilla. Mix separately Flour,salt, baking soda and powder, rolled oats and coconut. Combine to mixtures and drop on a cookie sheet and press lightly with a fork. Bake a 350 about 10 minutes.




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