Tropical Oatmeal Cookies

Sena Wilson


Everyone seems to love oatmeal cookies. We are fond of them so I decided to add some new flavors for a variety of tastes in the cookie. We really enjoyed them.


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4 Dozen
25 Min
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  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3 c
    quaker oats
  • 1/2 c
    chopped dates
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    dried cranberries
  • ·
    glaze (optional)

How to Make Tropical Oatmeal Cookies


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together butter and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt; add to egg mixture and mix well. Stir in oats, dates, coconut, pecans, and dried cranberries. Mix well with spoon.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool 1 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Yield: Approximately 4 dozen.
  3. Glaze: Mix together 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, 1 to 2 tablespoons of milk (add more if needed for drizzling consistency), 1/2 tsp. of vanilla. Drizzle on top of cookies.

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About Tropical Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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