Coconut pressed Sticks (1950)

Karla Everett


Here is another pressed cookie recipe that my Grandma Rose clipped from the news papers and magazines from 1934 - 1950's and this is one of them recipes dated Dec. 1950

Posted by a lady named : Mrs. Charles Owens, Catesby, Okla. 1950

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1/2 c
1/2 c
vegetable shortening
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
eggs , well beaten
1 tsp
vanilla flavoring
1/4 c
4 c
sifted enriched flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
1 c
moist coconut , finely shredded


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1Cream the butter , shortening and the sugar. Add eggs and the flavoring. Beat until light and fluffy. Add the water, blend thoroughly.

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2Sift together the dry ingredients and gradually add to the shortening mixture , blend thoroughly. Add coconut, Blend lightly. Chill thoroughly.

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3Fill cookie press. Use the star plate. Form long strips of dough on unoiled cookie sheet. Cut in 2-1/2" lengths.

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4BAKE in a moderate oven 375° for 8-10 minutes. yields: 7 dozen sticks

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Course/Dish: Cookies
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