Cereal Cookies

Cereal Cookie Very crunchy deliciously rich cookies with lots of surprises! Makes a huge batch so you can give some away!


by Barb Hagen


  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cups brown sugar

  • 1 cup margarine/butter

  • 1 cup oil

  • 1 eggs

  • 2 tsp. vanilla

  • 3 -1/2 cups flour

  • dash salt

  • 1 tsp. baking soda

  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar

  • 1 cup oatmeal (quick)

  • 1 cup Rice Krispies

  • 1 cup coconut

  • 1 bag chocolate chips

  • Chopped nuts (1/2 cup)


Cream together shortening and sugars. Add oil, eggs, and vanilla. Beat well. Sift together flour, salt, baking soda and cream of tartar. Add flour mixture until well blended. Stir in oatmeal, Rice Krispies, coconut, chocolate chips and nuts by hand.  Drop by teaspoonful onto cookie sheets. Shape the cookies into round mounds on cookie sheet for more even baking. Bake cookies at 350° for 12 minutes. Do not overbake (Cookies should not be brown - just lightly golden). Yield: 6-1/2 dozen.