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Flying Saucers

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Hearty cookie with oats, coconut and wheat flakes cereal. Great for a snack. "
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30 m servings 124
Original recipe yields 36 servings (3 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the baking powder, baking soda and oats; stir into the sugar mixture. Fold in the wheat cereal, and coconut. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with a fork.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until light brown.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 124 calories; 6.9 15 1.2 10 95 Full nutrition

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You MUST ADD FLOUR to this recipe for it to turn out! Then it is rather good. Without flour the cookies melt across the pan into a continuous,thin, fragile layer. 1 cup of flour added with th...

The cookies were way too runny and fell all over the oven.

I see why these are called flying saucers! These cookies spread like crazy. Definitely add that cup of flour the first reviewer suggested--you need some binders with these cookies. They aren'...