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“"I've been making my husband these cookies most of the years we've been married. Our great-grandchildren like to come over to munch on these chewy treats, too." By Tommie Sue Shaw. From Taste of Home. Chilling time is included in cooking time.”
READY IN:
4hrs 20mins
SERVES:
108
YIELD:
108 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugar for 2 minutes or until fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Gradually add water and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to the cream mixture. Fold in coconut. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours.
  2. Shape into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart in greased baking sheets; flatten with fingers into 2 1/2 x 1 inch oblong shapes. Press lengthwise with a floured fork. Bake at 400 for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

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