Monday, January 20, 2014

Man Cookies

Man Cookies have become a favorite at our cottage. I was at a ladies event just before the holidays and my friend Cindy brought these fabulous cookies to share. I asked her for the recipe and if it would be ok to share with my readers, she is so sweet of course she said yes. I can't keep enough of these cookies they just fly out of the cookie jar.

Man Cookies

Man Cookies
Miz Helen's Kitchen
4 Dozen Cookies
Ingredients
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs 
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/3 cup coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
2 cups quick cooking oatmeal
Directions
In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer, cream sugars and shortening, mix until the mixture is very creamy.
Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.
In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.
Stir the dry ingredient mix into the wet mixture, adding the dry mix a little at a time until it is blended well.
Stir in the coconut, oatmeal and pecans.
Drop 1 tablespoon at a time onto a  cookie sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes.
Cool on a cooling rack.
Variations:
Substitute 1/4 cup butter and 3/4 cup shortening for 1 cup shortening.
Add 3/4 cup of dried cranberries or raisins.
Add 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
These cookies freeze well and it may be the only way you can hide them
Enjoy!

Great Gift For A Friend



A Nice Plate Of Cookies


Fill The Cookie Jar

Many thanks to my friend Cindy for her great recipe and I sure hope that all of you enjoy these Man Cookies as much as we have. Hope you have a great week and come back to see me real soon!
Peace and Joy

23 comments:

  1. My hand will be reaching for the cookie jar all the time, these cookies look really delicious!

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  2. They sound great, and with oatmeal is an interesting ingredient! Why does she call them Man cookies?
    Jenna

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  3. Your man cookies sound perfect for my cookie-monster, cookie-crazed man! I hope that you're having a wonderful new year full of many blessings, Miz Helen! Thank you for your kind well wishes on my blog! It's nice to have you visit!
    Hugs,
    Roz

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  4. These look great and sound delicious
    I just loooooooooove oat meal in cookies :)
    Funny name these cookies have...:)

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  5. These sound so good but my Man will not touch coconut or eat a cookie with nuts :(

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  6. I love oatmeal and coconut and I would be reaching in your cookie jar, too!!

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  7. I want a cookie.....right now. I am such a cookie monster and with coconut, pecans and oatmeal, this one can't miss!

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  8. These look great!!!!! Stopping by from Foodtastic Friday. ~ Angela @ http://lemoinefamilykitchen.com

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  9. You know funny enough I've never used shortening in cookies, I just never seem to have it on hand. Definitely want to try these. Thanks for sharing on the weekend re-Treat link party!

    Britni @ Play. Party. Pin.

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  10. Stopping by from Sweet Tea Social - these cookies look wonderful. I know my man would love them but I think I would do.

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  11. Nothing sissy like in these cookie… a real man can eat them with confidence. Thanks for sharing them with us on foodie friday.

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  12. pretty sure the men in my life would-be mighty happy with these!

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  13. Mmm these look good. I came over just because of the name, I wanted to know what made for a "man cookie"! These just look so tasty!

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  14. These look wonderful........I copied off the recipe to try for my family. Thank you for sharing it. :)
    Gentle Joy

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  15. Gotta love this name! I like that I can get a good cookie and a laugh too.
    Thanks for sharing, Miz Helen.

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  16. Love cookies, and these sound delish ..............andi

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  17. Miz Helen, I love a good hearty chewy cookie like this one! Pecans, oats, coconut- all the best cookie ingredients! I saw these at Sweet Tea Social, and I'm so glad you shared them at Treasure Box Tuesday. :)

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  18. Yum! http://apeekintomyparadise.com/2013/03/peanut-butter-chocolate-chip-cupcakes-with-peanut-butter-frosting.html

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  19. P.S. I have pinned and tweeted, and I may just have to bake a batch right. now. ;)

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  20. Those sound delicious. My husband loves cookies with oatmeal, so these will for sure please him. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friday

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  21. Love the oatmeal these cookies have in, they look delicious!

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  22. We love all cookies here, lol. I can't wait to try these. Thanks for linking up with "Try a New Recipe Tuesday." I look forward each week to what you will share. :-) http://our4kiddos.blogspot.com/2014/02/try-new-recipe-tuesday-february-25.html

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