Recipe courtesy of Corinne Thorud

World's Best Cookies

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 150 cookies
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Ingredients

1 stick butter

1 stick margarine

1 cup granulated sugar

1 cup light brown sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

3/4 cup Crisco oil

1 egg

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 cup finely chopped nuts

1 cup Old-fashioned Quaker Oats

1 cup shredded coconut

1 cup Rice Krispies

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In mixing bowl, cream butter and margarine. Add sugars, vanilla, and oil. Beat until smooth. Add egg and beat again until smooth. Add flour, salt, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Add nuts, oats, coconut and Rice Krispies. Fold in until well blended. Cover bowl with waxed paper and refrigerate for an hour. Dough will be stiff enough to handle. Spray cookie sheets lightly. Pinch off small piece about the size of a marble. Flatten with your fingers. (Regular size cookie sheet will hold 24) Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. After taking them out of the oven, leave on the cookie sheets for a few minutes. Cool on racks.
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