How to make it

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Sift flour and salt together and set aside.
  • In a mixer bowl blend together the shortening, eggs, sugar, vanilla and orange rind.
  • Add in all the dry ingredients. and mix well.
  • Fold in the oats and coconut by hand.
  • drop by teaspoon size amounts onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
  • Allow 2 inches between cookies.
  • Flatten the cookies with a knife which has been dipped in ice water.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes or until nicely browned around the edges.
  • Careful not to burn them!
  • Remove them fairly quickly from the cookie sheets.
  • Allow the cookies to cool completely on paper towels.
  • Do NOT store these cookies in a tightly sealed container, they will loose there crisp texture.
  • Enjoy!

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    " It was excellent "
    chefelaine ate it and said...
    Yup-- what Quaziefly said - it has happened to me too! Don't feel bad, Grumpy, and HIGH FIVE to ya! :+D
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    " It was excellent "
    gagagrits ate it and said...
    sound really yummy, can't wait to try them, I'm a sucker for a good cookie!
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  • grumpybaker 9 years ago
    Ha Ha, I'll take the FIVE!
    OOP'S I think I goofed by editing this double copy of the same recipe into a totally different recipe all together. I'm thinking that because I just noticed I have two "Notices" Undefined offset 1 above? Guess I'm in trouble now! This for sure will make me grumpy!
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    " It was excellent "
    quaziefly ate it and said...
    I think at one time or another we have all been there. Sometimes posting a second time when we thought the other did not make it. I know that I am guilty. A "FIVE" on account!
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