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Pride of Iowa Cookies


This is a very old recipe and one of the best cookies in the whole world!



  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Cream together shortening and sugars.
  3. Mix in flour, salt, soda, baking powder and oatmeal.
  4. Stir in coconut, eggs, vanilla extract and nuts.
  5. Drop by teaspoonsful onto cookie sheets.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Cool on wire racks.

Makes 3 dozen.

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