Ranger Cookies I

Ranger Cookies I


"This is an old recipe from the 20's and 30's."


servings 339 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 339 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 50g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 196 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cream shortening, add sugar gradually. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Sift flour, baking soda, salt, and baking powder together and mix with the first mixture. Add oatmeal, rice cereal, and coconut. Mix well.
  4. Drop by tablespoons on slightly greased cookie sheet and bake for 12 minutes.
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  1. 55 Ratings


I have an old magasine withh the recipe in it. The only big differance is it calls for 2 cups flour not 3. My favorite cookie!

This recipe was very dry when cooked as directed. However, I add an extra egg and one cup milk and they turned out much better and very chewy. Great recipe with the added ingredients.

I have a recipe for these, but mine just calls for 2 cups of flour, so that is why the 4 stars and not 5. We also like to interchange with different things like m&m's, raisins, chopped nuts, cra...

I thought that this recipe had wAAAAY too much dry ingredients for the amount of wet ingredients called for, but instead of following my instincts, I followed the recipe to the letter. What a me...

very good - make sure to use one cup less flour, or to add milk and egg like another reviewer recommended. Both "solution" take care of the dryness

I cut back on the flour and added double the salt and vanilla plus added a heaping teaspoon of cinnamon. There are really wonderful cookies and bring back a great memory. Thank you Karen

I was looking for a ranger cookie recipe to enter i LA Country Fair, well I used this one, and I took 3rd place. IT was my first time usig this recipe, I did however add extra 1/2 cup of real bu...

This recipe would be 4 stars if you remove 1 cup of flour. My mother has had the exact recipe since the med 1950's. but hers calls for 2 cups of flour not 3; and that makes a fairly stiff dough.

I made these last year in my christmas cookie assortment and they were great once I added milk and an egg to the second batch. I am making them again this year with one less cup of flour and ...