Libbie's Oatmeal Coconut Cookies

Total Time
40mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
10 mins

An old recipe from my MIL Libby.The directions for baking are not here as she used a wood stove. Watch them as I am guessing on the time and temperature. She made these a lot when Rudy was growing up. They are wonderful. She loves anything with coconut. Her Mother kept a jar of it just for her.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix ingredients together.
  2. Form into balls.
  3. Flatten balls.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 10 minutes.
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5 5

These are a yummy, simple to make cookie. I used butter flavored crisco instead of the lard, added 1 tsp. coconut extract and 2 cups chocolate chips. Delicious, thanks for sharing!!

5 5

These were great and everyone loved them, and we were all shocked at how big they got! I got almost 3 dozen out of them and in about 24 hours they were all gone. I did add in about a cup of raisins (something in me just has to have raisins with oatmeal) and they baked perfect. Thanks again for posting!

5 5

Made these as part of a cookie tray destined for the office and they were a big hit. The cookies are big soft and chewy with a great balance between the coconut and oatmeal. My half batch yielded about 18 3-inch cookies. The larger cookie required about 12 minutes of baking. I replaced the lard with shortnening which is a better match than butter. Thanks for posting this great recipe.