Arabic Cookies

4.1
(30)

These cookies are very good and I got this out of my mother's personal recipes. This recipe is from a Lebanese woman who was a friend of my mother's.

2
2
Servings:
80
Yield:
160 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 cup shortening

  • 1 cup shredded coconut

  • 4 cups rolled oats

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup boiling water

Directions

  1. Set aside boiled water and cool until lukewarm. Mix butter, shortening, coconut, oats, sugar, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt with fingers until dough reaches the consistency of pie crust. Add lukewarm water and work into dough.

  2. Make dough into one inch balls. Flatten with a fork or fancy bottomed glass for imprint.

  3. Place on greased cookie sheets and bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

105 Calories
5g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 80
Calories 105
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 76mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 26mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.