Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies
oats, quick cooking
coconut, shredded (desiccated)
chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃) F (190 degrees C). Grease baking sheets with shortening. Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies.
Combine shortening, brown sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in large bowl.
Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
Combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt.
Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just until blended.
Stir in coconut and chocolate chips.
Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls (15 mL) of dough 2 inches apart onto baking sheet.
Bake one baking sheet at a time for 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Do not overbake.
Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet.
Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.