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Ingredients

1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup oleo
2 eggs
1 teaspoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 pound orange slices (cut into small pieces)
2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch salt
1 cup chopped coconut
2 cups oatmeal

Instructions

Cream brown sugar, white sugar and oleo. Mix in eggs, milk and vanilla; set aside. Dredge orange pieces through 3 to 4 tablespoons of flour; set aside. Add remaining flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, sifted, to the creamed mixture. Add orange pieces alternately with coconut and oatmeal. Mix well. Drop teaspoonsful onto slightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F. until golden brown.

Eva Valentine
Rock Island



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