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Coconut Caramel Oat Cookies

"When I was a little girl, my grandmother and I used to whip up this no-bake snack to munch on while playing rummy," shares Tammy Schroeder of Aitkin, Minnesota. "I love to throw a batch together and remember those special times."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 25 caramels
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut

Directions

  • In a heavy saucepan, bring butter and milk to a boil; add sugar, vanilla and salt. Cook for 1 minute. Add caramels and stir until melted, about 4 minutes. Stir in oats and coconut.
  • Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let stand until set.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 149 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 112mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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