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Grandmother's Oatmeal Coconut Cookies

JULES2JEWELS

"My grandmother used to always have these cookies when we went to visit. They are the best oatmeal cookie you'll ever eat."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 101 cals
Original recipe yields 50 servings (100 small cookies)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat brown sugar, white sugar, and butter together with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Add 1 egg one at a time, allowing the first to blend into the butter mixture before adding the next with the vanilla.
  3. Stir flour, baking soda, salt, and baking powder together in a bowl. Beat into the butter mixture until just incorporated into a dough. Fold oats, crispy rice cereal, and coconut into the dough; mixing just enough to evenly combine.
  4. Drop cookie dough by teaspoonful onto baking sheets.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until browned, 8 to 9 minutes. Cool cookies slightly on baking sheets before moving to cooling racks to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 101 calories; 3.5 g fat; 16.7 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 14 mg cholesterol; 86 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Jules2Jewels You are lucky your grandmother made these for you. We really liked them. A nice coconutty chew and a little crisp on the edge is just the way I like them. I threw a few butterscotch...

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They were to thin, too sweet and too greasy.

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Jules2Jewels You are lucky your grandmother made these for you. We really liked them. A nice coconutty chew and a little crisp on the edge is just the way I like them. I threw a few butterscotch...

I used 1/4 cup less of both sugars as other reviews mentioned, added 1/4 tsp extra of baking powder, and chilled for about 30 minutes before baking. These were exactly what I was looking for, l...

They cookies were good. We went directly off this recipe. However, they did end up very thin... Which is not what I had expected by looking at the picture on this recipe.

unbelievable... so delicious. My kids say "best cookies ever!" ( if they only knew coconut are in them!)

I've looked for this recipe but never could find it. My mother made them in the 40's. I have to tweet the recipe for high altitude so not as much sugar and a little more flour or they spread too...

Every once in a while you find a recipe that you absolutely love. For me, this is one of those recipes. I was afraid it would be too sweet, but it was just perfect. The only change I made was...

This was awesome. I followed the recipe exactly and these little guys turned out perfectly. I'm a sucker for rice krispies in desert-form, so their addition was original and necessary. This is ...

Good recipe. I did not add the white sugar, the recipe turned out good, and was plenty sweet. I added about 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. Will make it again.

My mom always made a recipe similar to this. My cookies are not flat and greasy at all. I'm giving 4 stars because this recipe needs more oats and Rice Krispies. I think my moms recipe is 5-sta...