1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. soda
1/4 tsp. salt
Add to creamed mixture.
3/4 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup gumdrops, cut in small pieces.
Drop from teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake in moderate oven (375 F.) about 10-12 minutes.
Makes 3 dozen cookies
Submitted compliments of: Natures Harvest, Waterfront Place Shopping Centre, Summerside; Shops of Confederation Court, Charlottetown; Charlottetown Mall, Charlottetown; County Fair Mall, Summerside.