Ranchero Cookies

Ranchero Cookies Recipe

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Lynda Sweezey


Another old family recipe. This recipe has coconut,dates,oatmeal & chocolate chips. They are one of our favorites.

You can substitute raisins for the dates but I really prefer dates.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
10 Min


  • 2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 large
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 c
  • 1
    6 oz pkg. chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    dates (cut-up) you can substitute raisins

How to Make Ranchero Cookies


  1. Mix flour,salt,baking soda,baking powder.
  2. Blend shortening,sugars,eggs & vanilla.Mix with above dry ingredients.
    Add oatmeal,coconut,chocolate chips,dates.Mix.
  3. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven. Bake 8-10 minutes.
    Watch carefully as sometimes 375 is to hot.

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About Ranchero Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy #Dunkers

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