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Honey Oatmeal Chewies

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"A delicious chewy oatmeal cookie. For variety , you can substitute raisins for the dates or walnuts for the pecans."
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servings 195
Original recipe yields 36 servings (6 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening, white sugar, brown sugar and honey until light and fluffy. Stir in the milk and vanilla. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt, stir into the creamed mixture. Then stir in the coconut, oats, dates and pecans.
  3. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto unprepared cookie sheets. Bake for 11 to 12 minutes for soft cookies, 13 to 14 minutes for crispy cookies. Remove cookies from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 195 calories; 10.6 24.3 1.9 5 77 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This makes a great cookie - my husband asked for another batch and it's hard to find a recipe he likes better than his mom's!

Most helpful critical review

Sorry but I thought these were very bland. I wouldn't make these again!

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This makes a great cookie - my husband asked for another batch and it's hard to find a recipe he likes better than his mom's!

OMG! When the man in the house says 'keep that recipe' - it's a top 5 keeper! Fabulously easy; I baked them 11 to a sheet - 4 on the outside and 3 up the middle - giving them a bit of room to ...

Really excellent cookie!!ALL of my family loved them!

Deeelicious! I used all butter, chocolate chips instead of the fruit and nuts, and subbed 1/4 c ground flaxmeal for 1/4 c of the flour. Got to love hidden goodness. These will be a new favorite ...

Great Cookie! I substituted chocolate chips for the raisins and left out the nuts. Cookies have a nice chewy texture and the coconut adds nice flavor. I think this would be a GREAT bake Sale coo...

Kids loved this - a big hit!

The very best oatmeal cookies I've ever had! Just the way I like them! Chewy!

Did I miss where the egg was added? I beat egg and added same time as milk. I substituted half the flour w/ whole wheat flour, and instead of shortening, used 1/2 c. butter and 3/4 c. coconut o...

These were really good and chewy, just like the name says. I omitted the coconut though since I didn't have any, but I think they'd even be better with coconut next time.