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Crispy Oat Cookies Recipe

This cookies are a favorite of my family. My mother-in-law, Cindy Malszycki, shared this recipe with me.—Stephanie Malszycki, Ft. Myers, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:96 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, beat the butter, oil and 1 cup sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; gradually add to the butter mixture. Stir in the cereal, oats, coconut and nuts.
  • 2. Roll into 1-in. balls; roll in some of the remaining sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in remaining sugar. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 8 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 82 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.