Nothing better than coconut and oatmeal in a cookie – you have to try these…
Adapted from Southern Living All-Time Favorite Cookies
Makes approx. 7 dozen
1 Cup butter
1 Cup sugar
1 Cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 Large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 Cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2 Cups regular oats (uncooked)
2 Cups crisp rice cereal
1 Cup flaked coconut
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Beat the butter, sugar and brown sugar at medium speed in an electric blender until blended. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add to the creamed mixture, mixing well. Stir in oats, cereal and coconut.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with a fork or the bottom of a glass. Bake for 12 minutes or until done.
Transfer to wire racks to cool.