I enjoyed the taste of the last batch of oatmeal cookies that I made … but the ‘look’ didn’t thrill me.
These, on the other hand, are very photogenic. And they taste good as well. Not overly sweet … next time, I’d use half the amount of salt though cause the margarine, which I used instead of butter, was salty enough.
This recipe also came out of Edna Staebler’s “Cookies and Squares with Schmecks Appeal”. The kitchen was a bit warm for September (77 deg F) so, by the time I had mixed up the dough and started shaping it into 1 inch sized balls, my dough was pretty sticky. I persevered and then refrigerated the resulting cookie balls.
After 30 minutes, I used the back of a fork to press down gently on the cookie balls in order to flatten them and baked the cookies for 14 minutes, instead of the 12 minutes recommended, in a preheated 350 deg F oven. I left the baked cookies on the baking sheet to cool for about 10 minutes, before using a thin metal spatula to transfer them onto the cooling rack, to finish cooling.
8 thoughts on “Barbie’s Super Simple Oatmeal Cookies (with Coconut)”
Sounds simple & delicious !
I love oatmeal cookies/biscuits! (You have reminded me of my beloved ANZAC… which are quite easy too!)
I’ve heard of ANZAC biscuits. I think I tried making a version years ago … I think they ended up very dry.
It’s weird… you must try my recipe (don’t remember the source) 😉 I’ve made it dozens of times and they are never dry! My favourite is when I add dried cranberries or blueberries (but I guess they aren’t obvious to find or not very cheap… I was lucky someone gave le a huge bag quite a while ago and I keep on using it only in ANZAC).
The Bulk Barn is the best place to buy dried fruit around here. They’ve got a good turnover, I think. I’ve bought dried cranberries there, and cherries but I don’t think I’ve ever tried dried blueberries.
These look awesome!
Than you. They’re just plain cookies though. 🙂