Toasted Coconut Cookies

1/2 C butter
1/2 C shortening
3/4 C sugar
3/4 C packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 C all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 C quick cooking oats
1 1/2 C flaked coconut (toasted)
3/4 C chopped walnuts (toasted)

In a mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening, and sugars until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Fold in oats, coconut and nuts. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 10-11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2-3 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

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