1Cream Crisco and sugar together until fluffy, stir in vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each one. Stir in flour, salt and soda and add to cream mixture. Stir in oatmeal, coconut and 1 Tbsp. vanilla and mix well. Drop by teaspoons about 2 “ apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 15 minutes at 350. Cool.
2Place flour in saucepan and add enough milk to make a smooth paste. Add remaining milk and cook, stirring until thick. Cool.
Cream Crisco, sugar, salt and vanilla until light and fluffy, slowly add flour mixture, beating until light and fluffy.