Germantown Cookies

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Linda Kadlec

These cookies are like macaroons, only better.

Top Review by sconehead

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!

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.

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