Nan’s Everyman’s (Not from a Can) Cookie

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Firstly, I know it is an odd title, but these cookies are so awesome that they had to have an awesome name. Nan is my grandmother. Also, this is everyman’s cookie because every man should have this cookie, and you can put any thing you want in it. The last part of the name is probably obvious, so I will skip to how it tastes… which is delectable! They are some of the best homemade cookies I have ever had! In the recipe it said I could put anything I wanted in the cookies  (up to a cup worth) so I decided to go with chocolate chips and coconut. I wasn’t getting too much coconut, but I only put in 1/3 of a cup of it so if you decide to use it, do more than I did. Also we put in two cups of oatmeal which I think is a little too much so do less of that. In all it was great and the salt we put in had just the right amount. I will suggest this to anyone, and I hope you try these at home.

Recipe for Nan’s Everyman’s (Not from a Can) Cookies:

Ingredients: 1 cup butter (or margarine), half cup brown sugar, half cup white sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1 egg, 1 cup flour plus 2 tablespoons, half teaspoon baking soda, half teaspoon salt, 2 cups oatmeal. Mix! Add the following but not to exceed one cup: coconut or chocolate chips or raisins or nuts or sunflower seeds or any combination of the same. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.

P.S. Sorry I haven’t posted in a while. A lot has been going on lately. Example: First picture. I broke my arm!

Tips: Always double the recipe, our batch is already almost gone.

Rating: 9/10

One thought on “Nan’s Everyman’s (Not from a Can) Cookie

  1. Henry I am so glad you like those cookies,they are ag GUIs favorite too,he really likes coconut.I wonder what Nate would put in his.Funnily enough I don’t much like margarine but I find it works really well in cookies.It is that extra bit of flour that makes them chewy,so if you decide to have a crisp type cookie don’t put the extra flour in.Pretty soon now I am going to start making shortbread for Christmas– for you!
    Xo Nan

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