Pride of Iowa Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by CAMom49

Soft chewy cookies that simply won't stay in the cookie jar.

Top Review by COOKGIRl

I have this exact recipe in my old recipe file from about twenty years ago. I love this cookie recipe! Who knew that coconut grew in Iowa? Thanks for posting. Oh, I used butter instead of Oleo. cg ;)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream oleo and sugars until fluffy.
  2. Beat in eggs.
  3. Sift flour with baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  4. Stir flour mixture into creamed mixture.
  5. Add vanilla extract.
  6. Mix in coconut, nuts and rolled oats until uniformly blended.
  7. Roll into 1 1/4 inch balls and space 2-inches apart on lightly greased baking sheets.
  8. Using your fingers, flatten balls into patties about 1/4" thick, evening up ragged edges.
  9. Bake in 375°F oven 8-10 minutes or until pale golden brown.
  10. Remove to wire rack to cool.

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