1/2 cup each chopped red and green candied cherries
1/2 cup chopped candied pineapple
In a bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugars. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and oats; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the coconut, dates, cherries and pineapple.
Shape into 1-in. balls; place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 325° until lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Cool on wire racks.