Rating: 4 stars
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

These cookies have a funny name but they sure taste good. Make a plate up for your mail carrier.



Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).

  • Dissolve the baking soda in the warm water. Cream the shortening with the brown sugar until light. Stir in the eggs, baking soda mixture, coconut, oatmeal, dates or raisins, nuts and flour. Mix until combined. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets.

  • Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

354 calories; protein 4.3g; carbohydrates 50.3g; fat 16g; cholesterol 31mg; sodium 101.1mg. Full Nutrition