I made a lot of changes to this because I didn't have much in my cupboard, but we loved it. I only had 1 can of sweetened condensed milk (about 1 cup) so I altered the recipe to 20 cookies. Then I only had a cup of coconut, so I used about 3/4 of a cup of ground almonds (regular almonds put in the food processor) and 1/4 cup oatmeal (also put through the food processor) to make up the rest.
I originally had 20 cookies on the cookie sheet but I ended up with one big flat chewy one, lol. Still, 2 hours later there are none left :)
You need to take them off the pan as soon as they come out of the oven. I sprayed my pan with cooking spray multiple times (it was starting to form a puddle, I used so much) and then used a plastic spatula to peel the cookie off asap. It was already starting to stick by the time I got from one end to the other, so you really do have to go fast... or use parchment paper. They don't fall apart if you try to move them too quickly like some cookie recipes do.
Delicious and EASY! My kind of recipe!
These are the best, I make them every year and everyone loves them & wants the recipe. Even better with a bag of chocolate chips added. Getting around the problem of them sticking to the cookie sheet is easy. Be sure to line the cookie sheets with parchment paper, they come off VERY easy.
Yukky. These were awful. Too sweet and sickly. Stuck to the backing sheet. Yukky.
Don't make these cookies! I have never messed up a batch of cookies before. The first batch in the oven (15 mins @375) didn't come off the tray. I reduced the time (12 mins), and the second batch still didn't come off the tray (except into a jumbled mess). The cookies on the third and final tray went straight into the trash before waisting even more good oven time. Talk about a big waste of money on nummy ingredients and a big waste of time (not to mention the time to scrape the non-stick cookie sheets). I'm sorry I chose these cookies.
I can't believe how easy this was and tasty as well. Will try to throw in choco chips or M&Ms next time. Definitely a keeper!
So much like my Mom's I'm glad to have found it. My mom would make a small indent on top and put in a bit of melted dark chocolate. YUMMY!!
These cookies are easy to make since there are so few ingredients. I split up the recipe to make a few variations with the same batch. The original cookies were flat and too chewy. The variety with peanut butter was perfect! Our family favourite was the peanut butter variety with added trail mix!! Yummy!
These were great, and easy to make. I needed something quick and delicious to make for a quick hostess gift, and this did the trick!
I have made these many, many times. I add 1-1/2 cups M&M's to give it a little added fun. Around the holidays I use the Holiday M$M's. Very easy and very good.