Oatmeal Coconut Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal coconut cookies provide a taste of the unexpected.

From "One Dirty Bowl"
September 2014

  • These oatmeal coconut cookies are thin, delicious and simple to make.
    Photo by Fotolia/chas53
  • "One Dirty Bowl" by Christina Dymock contains recipes for quick but tasty desserts.
    Cover courtesy Front Table Books

Yield: 45 cookies

One Dirty Bowl (Front Table Books, 2014) indulges your sweet tooth while getting you out of the kitchen in no time. From author Christina Dymock, One Dirty Bowl provides quick, tasty desserts that use only one bowl, which means more time with your family and friends at the table. The following oatmeal coconut cookies recipe comes from the section "Enticing Cookies."

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These wonderful cookies turn out thin. They have a delicious flavor, and the cereal adds a little of the unexpected.

Oatmeal Coconut Cookies Recipe


• 1 cup butter, room temperature
• 1 cup brown sugar
• 1 cup sugar
• 2 eggs
• 2 teaspoons vanilla
• 1-1/2 cups flour
• 1 teaspoon baking powder
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 2 cups oatmeal
• 1 cup shredded coconut
• 2 cups crispy rice cereal


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Cream the butter and sugars in a large mixing bowl.

3. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until fluffy.

4. Mix in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, oatmeal, coconut, and cereal.

5. Drop batter by tablespoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet.

6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until set.

More from One Dirty Bowl:

Chocolate Fudge Brownies With Lemon Frosting Recipe

Reprinted with permission from One Dirty Bowl by Christina Dymock and published by Chelsea Green Publishing, 2013. Purchase this book from our store: One Dirty Bowl.

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