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Oatmeal Coconut Icebox Cookies

Oatmeal Coconut Icebox Cookies

Oatmeal Coconut Icebox Cookies

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Oatmeal Coconut Icebox Cookies
4.7 rating based on 12,345 ratings
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Course: Refrigerator CookiesDifficulty: Easy

A slice-and-bake refrigerator cookie featuring oatmeal, coconut and your choice of nuts.


  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening

  • 1/2 cup margarine

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats

  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut


  • In a large mixing bowl, beat shortening, margarine, and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In another bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt. Gradually stir flour mixture into shortening mixture. Stir in oatmeal, nuts and coconut. Divide dough in half. Shape in 2.5-inch diameter rolls, wrap in waxed paper and chill overnight. Preheat oven to 375 F. Slice 1/4 inch thick and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Allow to cool for 1 minute on baking sheet then remove to wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 weeks.


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(example: Sue in LA)
i really liked this cookie it reminded me of being a kid again and my moms friend used to make them they turned out nice
- crystal in ohio
they came out wonderfully.
- Dale in Michigan
 I rolled the dough into 3 logs between wax paper and put them in the freezor. That was 4 days ago. I pulled them out last night, cut and baked them, and they were FANTASTIC!
- A Baker
It's easy to make and fun!!!!!! Merry Christmas to all! And all a good night !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- A Baker
These are the best cookies in the world. I made them once and I made a about 75 cookies and they were gone in 3 days. I make them all the time and they go so fast.
- Nicole in Winnipeg Manitoba
My mom always made this cookie and the whole family loved them. We looked forward to them every year. The smell is outstanding..makes me want to go home for Christmas every year...Thanks for the memories.
- A Baker
I have made these cookies for years at Christmas. My son and husband just love them!
- Ran in Texas
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