Oatmeal Date Coconut drop cookies

Diana Perry


I've had this old recipe for a long time, and am not sure of it's origin. However, the cookies are delish and are always a hit when I bring them to a party, or to share at work.


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp
    warm water
  • 3
    eggs, well beaten
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    old fashioned oatmeal
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, choped
  • 2-1/2 c

How to Make Oatmeal Date Coconut drop cookies


  1. Dissolve baking soda in warm water.
  2. Combine eggs with the baking soda water.
  3. Mix all other ingredients on low speed of your mixer and be sure to distribute the shortening; Add the water/egg mixture and mix until all is combined.
  4. Drop by using a cookie scoop, or by rounded teaspoons onto baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes, depending on your oven. If you prefer a softer cookie (we like crisp) bake until light golden brown.

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About Oatmeal Date Coconut drop cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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