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Crunchy Lace Cookies

Yield Makes 2 dozen


  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked regular oats
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut

How to Make It

  1. Stir together 2 tablespoons hot water and baking soda in a large bowl until baking soda is dissolved. Add butter and syrup, stirring until blended.

  2. Combine 1 1/2 cups oats and next 3 ingredients; stir into butter mixture, stirring until blended.

  3. Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls, and place, 3 inches apart, onto lightly greased baking sheets. Slightly flatten dough balls.

  4. Bake at 350° for 7 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.