Christmas Surprise Cookies
3/4 cup of shortening
3/4 cup of light brown sugar
1 3/4 cups of flour
1 teaspoons of baking soda
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
3/4 cup of shredded coconut
2 teaspoons of cream of tartar
Any flavor jam or jelly
Cream shortening and sugar together.
Add egg and mix well .
Sift dry ingredients together and add.
Add vanilla, and drop by teaspoons-full onto ungreased cookie sheet.
With your finger or a spoon, make an indentation in the center of the cookie ball and fill with jam or jelly. Sprinkle coconut over all and bake at 375F for 10-12 min.