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Grandmother's Oatmeal Coconut Cookies Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Grandmother's Oatmeal Coconut Cookies

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"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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Original recipe makes 100 small cookies Change Servings

Directions

  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.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 55 mins
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Mar 09, 2013

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 chips in the last batch, thought they were great with and without. Baking for 9 minutes worked perfectly for me

 
May 06, 2013

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

 
Feb 12, 2014

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.

 
May 28, 2013

This recipe is fantastic! I only put in 1 cup of brown and 1 cup of white sugar (ran out of brown), but the recipe was lots sweet enough. I also pre-toasted my coconut in the oven before adding to the cookie dough. Cooking time seemed okay. Thanks for the recipe. (I added chocolate chips and raisins to the dough, and this still turned out great.

 
Apr 03, 2013

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 to increase the baking time because I love cookies that have a little crunch. Thanks for sharing your Grandmother’s recipe.

 
Feb 06, 2014

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.

 
Jan 21, 2014

On half of the batch I added chocolate chips , both versions are delicious.

 
Apr 11, 2014

Very Yummy!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 86 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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