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Ranger Cookies

 Ranger Cookies
These golden brown cookies are crispy on the outside and cake-like on the inside. Their tasty blend of oats, rice cereal, coconut and brown sugar have made them a favorite with our family. You won't be able to eat just one—Mary Lou Boyce,Wilmington, Delaware
91 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream shortening and
  • sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the
  • flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed
  • mixture and mix well. Stir in the oats, cereal and coconut.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking
  • sheets. Bake 7-9 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire
  • racks.
  • Yield: 7-1/2 dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 63 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 40 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.