Coconut Oatmeal Cookies I

Coconut Oatmeal Cookies I


"I know this recipe sounds different but it was a favorite growing up. They were always one of this first kinds gone when we went to visit grandma."


servings 223 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 223 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 118 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium mixing bowl cream shortening, butter, and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla until blended. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients, withholding the coconut until all other dry ingredients are blended. Add coconut.
  4. Combine wet and dry ingredients until moist. Drop on greased cookie sheet about 1-2 inches apart. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven immedietly- if overcooked cookies get HARD.
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  1. 197 Ratings


This recipe has been used in my family for generations with a slightly different variation. We use either shortening or butter and add one (1) addtional cup of oatmeal. We also roll the dough in...

These were absolutely delicious Darlene! Because some reviewers complained about their cookies coming out flat, I used heaping teaspoons of the baking soda and baking powder. I added chocolate c...

These cookies ROCK! This is an awesome recipe and you can mix it up a bit if you want! I added Chocolate Chips, Butterscotch Chips for more flavor. Be careful not to overbake - it's easily done....

This cookie is so DELICIOUS!!! I did make a few changes to the original recipe based on the other reviews. I sustituted 1/2 cup of applesauce for the shortening and reduced the white and brown...

This recipe was so easy that I was able to make it with baby on hip. I halved the recipe and made four minor changes: * I used only butter (no shortening on hand). * I added a little extra oat...

WAY too sweet. I can't believe other reviewers are adding sugar by rolling the dough in it. Makes my teeth hurt just thinking about it. I followed the recipe except that I added cinnamon per ...

These cookies are fantastic!!! I made balls about 3/4" in diameter and got 5 dozen delicious thin, crispy cookies. I added chocolate chips to some of them and raisins to some others, and they ca...

Just made these cookies 10 minutes ago and they are great! I did add all the suggestions listed-pinch of cinnamon,salt, and cream of tartar. I was out of vanilla so experimenting used a dash of ...

This cookies are AWESOME - I added a tsp of cinnamon, 1/2 tsp salt to the dry ingreidients. I also used 'cream of tartar' instead of baking powder my cookies were not flat at all. I refridgerate...