coconut pressed sticks (1950)

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a recipe by
Karla Everett
Greenacres, WA

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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Ingredients For coconut pressed sticks (1950)

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

How To Make coconut pressed sticks (1950)

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

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