Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Chewy Maple Cookies

I don't have much to say about these except for the fact that they were gooooooooooooooood!

Chewy Maple Cookies

1/2 cup shortening
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup real maple syrup (I added a couple extra tablespoons)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup flaked coconut

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg, syrup, and vanilla until well mixed.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture. Stir in coconut. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2-inches apart onto greased baking sheets.

Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10-12 minutes.

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