Grandma Helen's Oatmeal Cookies

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Laurie Sanders

By
@rhinemaidens3

I had asked my grandmother for some cookie recipes awhile back and she very kindly included her oatmeal cookie recipe which I have always loved. I really dislike oatmeal cookies with cinnamon and nutmeg, etc. in them so I was thrilled to get this recipe. It can be tailored to your tastes as far if you prefer nuts or chocolate chips or raisins or whatever!

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This was one great cookie. I added coconut to this recipe and really enjoyed the mix of flavors. The coconut was so unusual. I love how you can customize these to your liking. I've been sneaking "just one" all day! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 27 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10 or more
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 large
    eggs, well-beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 c
    white flour
  • 3 c
    quick oatmeal
  • 2 c
    coconut (or you choice of nuts, raisins, date, chocolate chips, etc.)

How to Make Grandma Helen's Oatmeal Cookies

About Grandma Helen's Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #coconut, #oatmeal




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