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skillet cookies

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Doreen Fish
Oshawa, ON

Don’t let the name scare you away!! This is one of the most delectable cookies ever!! My favorite by far!!Literally to die for!!

★★★★★ 2
serves 5 dozen
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For skillet cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 pkg
    8 ounce chopped dates
  • 1 lg
  • 3 c
    crisp rice cereal
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1/2 c
    chopped maraschino cherries
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 1/2 c
    flaked coconut for rolling

How To Make skillet cookies

  • 1
    In a 10 inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in sugar and dates. Remove from heat. Stir in egg. Return to heat and continue cooking over medium heat stirring constantly until mixture comes to a full boil.. Cook for 4 – 6 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in rice cereal and flaked coconut, cherries and vanilla until well moistened. Let stand 10 minutes. Shape into 1 inch balls and roll into coconut. Makes 5 dozen