Crispy Oat Treats Cookies

by LeAnne R., Cookie Club Member

Recipe Courtesy of

Category: Desserts, Cookies

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Level: Easy to Bake

Yield: 4 Dozen Cookies


1 c. butter or margarine, softened

1 c. granulated sugar

1 c. firmly packed light brown sugar

1 egg

1 c. vegetable oil

1 tsp. vanilla

3 1/2 c. all-purpose flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

1 c. old-fashioned oats

1 c. granola type cereal

1 c. shredded coconut

1/2 c. chopped pecans or walnuts


In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer beat margarine till light and fluffy. Gradually add granulated sugar and brown sugar, beating well. Add eggs. Beat well. Add oil and vanilla. Mix. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to margarine mixture and blend well. Stir in oats, cereal, coconuts and nuts. Shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheet. Flatten each ball with the tines of a fork. Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for 15 minutes. Let cool slightly, then transfer to a cookie rack to cool completely.