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Dad's Cookies Recipe
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Dad's Cookies

Makes about 48 cookies

1/2 pound (225 g) butter at room temperature

2 eggs

3 cups (750 mL) brown sugar, packed

1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla

2 cups (500 mL) sifted all-purpose flour

1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder

1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking soda

1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt

1 cup (250 mL) angel flake coconut

2 cups (250 mL) quick-cooking rolled oats (not instant)

Grease cookie tins. Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C). Beat butter, eggs, sugar and vanilla together until they are light and fluffy.

Sift flour with baking powder, soda and salt and stir them into the first mixture. Blend well. Stir in coconut and rolled oats.

Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets and bake for 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks and store in tightly covered cookie tins.

Nutrition per serving: 130 calories; 5 g fat; 2 g protein; 21 g carbohydrates; 1 g fibre