Preparation Time: 0:25
Add the oats and coconut; set aside.
Cream shortening with both sugars until light and fluffy. Can use anelectric mixer set at medium speed.
Beat in vanilla and egg until well mixed.
Gradually add flour mixture to make a stiff dough.
Drop by teaspoonfuls, 1 inch apart, on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake in preheated 375-degree oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes then remove to wire rack to cool completely.