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“What’s more welcome in a lunch bag or lunch box than home baked cookies? This recipe is similar to one I grew up with…and similar to one my mother-in-law passed on to me. I’ve changed it up a bit, and you certainly have my permission to do the same. ”
1hr 15mins
2 Dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thoroughly cream butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well. .
  2. Whisk dry ingredients together and mix into creamed mixture. Add oats and coconut; mix well.
  3. *Chill dough for an hour. Shape into balls, flatten each ball slightly with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
  4. *If you are in a big hurry, and really must skip the chilling step…add some more flour, probably about ½ cup. And don’t press them with a glass. The cookies will tend to flatten out more…but if you’re in a hurry, ya’ do what ya’ gotta do, right?

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