Chewy Maple Cookies

Chewy Maple Cookies

1/2 cup shortening
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or maple flavoring
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup flaked coconut

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in the
egg, syrup and vanilla until well mixed. Combine flour, baking powder and
salt; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in coconut.

Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375°
for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Yield: 3 dozen

Might bake that tonight!