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June 27th, 2007, 01:14 AM
1 c. Butter Flavored Crisco
1 c. sugar
1 c. brown sugar
2 large eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda (check the expiration date)
1 Tblsp. cold water
2 c. cake flour (this is NOT the same as all purpose flour!)
1 tsp. baking powder (check the expiration date)
1 tsp. salt
2 c. rolled oats (same as old fashioned style oatmeal)
1 c. coconut
1 c. colored gumdrops, chopped

Cream Crisco and sugars together. In a glass, dissolve the baking soda in the water. In a sparate bowl, beat the eggs, vanilla and soda/water together. Combine the egg mixture with the creamed Crisco/sugars mixture. Sift the cake flour with the baking powder, baking soda and salt and stir into the creamed/egg mixture. Stir in the remaining ingredients (oats, coconut, chopped gumdrops).

Shape into small balls, place on well greased cookie sheet and bake 12 mins at 375 deg. When totally cooled, dredge in confectioners' sugar.

Yield: about 10 dozen small cookies.