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


1Cream the butter , shortening and the sugar. Add eggs and the flavoring. Beat until light and fluffy. Add the water, blend thoroughly.
2Sift together the dry ingredients and gradually add to the shortening mixture , blend thoroughly. Add coconut, Blend lightly. Chill thoroughly.
3Fill cookie press. Use the star plate. Form long strips of dough on unoiled cookie sheet. Cut in 2-1/2" lengths.
4BAKE in a moderate oven 375° for 8-10 minutes. yields: 7 dozen sticks

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
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