Dad’s Oatmeal Cookies (food)

1 c butter, at room temp
2 eggs
3 c brown sugar, packed
1 t vanilla
2 c sifted flour
1 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1 c coconut flakes
2 c quick cooking rolled oats (not instant)

Grease cookie tins. Preheat oven to 375° F. Beat butter, eggs, sugar and vanilla together until they are light and fluffy. Sift flour with baking powder, soda and salt and stir them into the first mix. Blend well. Stir in coconut and rolled oats. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets and bake for 10 min. Cool on wire racks and store in tightly covered cookie tins.

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