Oatmeal Cookies

oatmeal cookies photo


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup oil (something light)
  • 1 egg
  • 3-½ cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1 cup Rice Crispies© or other puffed rice cereal
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup coconut


Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

Using an electric mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and oil. Add one egg and mix well.

In a separate bowl, sift the flour with the salt, baking soda and cream of tartar, then gradually add to the creamed ingredients until well blended.

Add the oatmeal, rice crispies, chocolate chips and coconut and mix until well blended.

Spoon dollops onto baking sheets and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden and done all the way through.