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great grandma johnson's oatmeal cookies

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Fran Murray
Fountain Hills, AZ

My Dad's Mom, Grandma Johnson, was the best cook and baker. Everything she made was delicious. A lot of what I learned about cooking and baking came from Grandma Johnson through my mother (Grandma taught my Mom how to cook).

★★★★★ 3
serves 2 to 3 dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For great grandma johnson's oatmeal cookies

  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 lg
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    oatmeal (not the quick cooking kind)
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts (optional)

How To Make great grandma johnson's oatmeal cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  • 3
    Cream butter and sugar together; add egg and vanilla until well combined. Mix in flour mixture. Gently fold in oatmeal, coconut and nuts (if using).
  • 4
    Drop by teaspoonful onto greased cookie sheet. Bake for approximately 12 minutes or until cookies are lightly golden brown. For chewier cookies, bake for less time and for crunchier cookies, bake for more time. Cool on wire rack.