Chewy Coconut Cookies
Even people that do not like coconut
like this buttery chewy coconut cookies!

Yield: 4 dozen cookies

• 1/2 cup butter or margarine
• 1/2 cup brown sugar
• 1/2 cup granulated sugar
• 1 egg
• 1 1/4 cups unsifted flour

• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
• 1 1/2 cups flaked coconut

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Cream butter until fluffy. Add sugars gradually, beating well after each addition. Add egg and mix. Combine flour, soda and salt; then add to butter mixture, 1/4 at a time. Add vanilla and coconut. Drop by teaspoonful on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 minutes or until cookies begin to brown. Cool and store.