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Real Dad's Cookies

Real Dad's Cookies
by Shirley Shorter, Cookie Club Member
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Category: Desserts, Cookies
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Level: Easy to Bake
Yield: 3 Dozen Cookies

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1 c. margarine
3/4 c. white sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 egg, well beaten
2 T. molasses
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 c. flour
1 1/2 c. old-fashioned oats
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 c. medium unsweetened coconut


Cream margarine, sugars, molasses, vanilla and egg together. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices, oats and coconut. Mix well. Form into balls and place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Do not flatten. Bake at 325 until golden brown, 10 - 15 minutes. Do not overbake.