Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

These cookies are like macaroons, only better.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to moderate speed (350 degrees).
  2. Cream sugar and butter or margarine.
  3. Add eggs, then vanilla.
  4. Sift dry ingredien ts (flour, soda, powder, salt and orange peel) together.
  5. Add to first mixture.
  6. Add oatmeal, coconut and nuts.
  7. Roll out to 2" thickness and cutout with a 2" biscuit cutter and place on cookie sheet or drop by Tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes.
  9. Let cool on pan for 2-3 minutes .
  10. Move to cooling surface (paper towels or cooling racks) and let completely cool.
  11. Make appoximately 40 cookies.
Most Helpful

Great cookie! I made one change though. I replaced the pecans with dried cranberries, since my kids don't like nuts. I also flattened them with a glass dipped in turbinado sugar....gave them a wonderful crunch to the chewiness....they are YUMMY!! thanks for the great recipe!

sconehead April 24, 2010

My cookie jar was empty and I wanted to try something different.I had a fresh orange that I had forgotten about in the refrigerator.I am so glad I decided on this recipe. I doubled it..The cookies are very flavorful ( we really like the ornage flavor)and nice and chewy..It is a definite keeper..Thank you for this recipe. I will be making them often...

Potluck September 13, 2007