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Vancouver Island Cookies

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"A semi-soft cookie, a cross between a Dad's® cookie and a spice cookie. I bet ya can't eat just one!"
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37 m servings 105
Original recipe yields 45 servings (45 cookies)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 2 baking sheets.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and salt in a bowl.
  3. Beat margarine, white sugar, and brown sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Beat egg, molasses, and vanilla into butter mixture until blended. Stir flour mixture into butter mixture until dough forms; fold in oats and coconut until just combined.
  4. Roll dough into 1 1/4-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are lightly browned, about 12 minutes. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes; remove to cool completely on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 105 calories; 4.9 14.5 1.1 4 155 Full nutrition

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These spread like crazy and are very delicate cookies. I use Silpat mats for my cookie sheets and I'd recommend them for these cookies if nothing else. I had to be extremely careful when takin...

It's a shame this cookie has not been made and reviewed more often. I have made them several times now, not changing the recipe at all. People! You don't know what you're missing! These are del...

I subbed in half a cup of WW flour, and used butter instead of margarine. I found that sticking to the 12 minute mark tended to have the best results, although they're forgiving a little bit in ...