Friday, August 28, 2009

Arabian cookies


1 cup butter
1 cup shortening
1 cup shredded coconut
4 cups rolled oats
2 cups white sugar
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup boiling water


1.Set aside boiled water and cool until lukewarm. Mix butter, shortening, coconut, oats, sugar, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt with fingers until dough reaches the consistency of pie crust. Add lukewarm water and work into dough.

2.Make dough into one inch balls. Flatten with a fork or fancy bottomed glass for imprint.

3.Place on greased cookie sheets and bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 10 minutes.

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