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Ambrosia Cookies

Breads & Desserts


2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. soda
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 1/2 cups shortening
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cups uncooked oats
1 cup coconut
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup chopped dates


Combine dry ingredients. Cream sugars and shortening. Add eggs and vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients. Combine oats, coconut, raisins, dates and nuts; stir into mixture. Drop generous teaspoons onto cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes, until just browned. Do not overcook.

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