You can't beat this traditional cookie
- 1/2 cup butter - softened
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs - beaten
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 cups quick cook oats
- 2 cups shredded coconut
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 2 12oz bags chocolate chips
electric mixer, cream butter, shortening, sugar and brown sugar,
untill fluffy and smooth. Add eggs and vanilla, beat
well. Sift flour,
baking soda and salt, add to batter and mix well. Stir
coconut, nuts and chips.
Drop rounded tablespoons onto UNgreased cookie sheet,
allowing space for cookies to spread.
Bake at 350F 12-15 minutes or until lite brown around
and stiff soft in the middle. Do not overbake.
Cool on rack. Makes aprox 4 doz.
Submitted by Karen Talley