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Coconut Jam-Filled Cookies

Submitted by: iamvics on December 23, 2010
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Coconut Jam-Filled Cookies

My mother made these every Christmas and now so do I. When we were small my sister and I called them bird nests.

Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 5 dozen

Prep Time: 15 minutes   Cook Time: 12 minutes  


3 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
3 cups oatmeal
Shredded coconut
Apricot-pineapple or raspberry jam


Combine and set aside: flour, salt, baking soda

Cream: butter, shortening and brown sugar

Add: eggs and vanilla

Stir in flour mixture and oatmeal.

Using one tablespoon of dough, form a balls and roll in coconut. Place on baking sheet and make an indent in center. Fill indent with apricot-pineapple or raspberry jam.

Bake 10 – 12 minutes at 375 degrees.

Categories: Cookies & Bars, Desserts, Holiday


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