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Old 07-08-2005, 02:19 PM
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Default Better Yet Oatmeal Cookies

Better Yet Oatmeal Cookies

EVERYONE loves these cookies, including my die-hard Oatmeal Raisin
lover, husband.


1 c. soft butter (2 sticks)
1 c. dark brown sugar
1/2 c. granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 and 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
3 c. old-fashioned oatmeal
1 c. chopped dates
1/2-3/4 c. coconut
1 c. walnuts


Mix butter and sugars together until creamy . Add eggs and vanilla,
well. Combine next four ingredients and add to creamed mixture and
well. Stir in next four ingredients. Drop by tablespoon onto ungreased
cookie sheet and bake in 350-degree oven 10-12 minutes.

Submitted by: Kathie Marko of Illinois