"These sweet biscuits are wonderful with coffee in the morning.,,or alongside chicken for dinner. 'Sometimes I even top them with fresh pineapple or mango chunks and whipped cream for a delicious dessert,' suggests Howie Wiener of Spring Hill, Florida. 'it's my grandmother's recipe.'"
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Combine milk and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in coconut. Drop by 2 tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 425 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.