Recipe Swap Blog Party – Ranger Cookies

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on October 20, 2012

Source: via Jennifers on Pinterest


I think this is a 1940’s or 1950’s recipe from the Los Angeles Unified School District. I know I grew-up eat these at home and I like these year- round.


  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups cornflakes
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In mixing bowl, cream butter with granulated sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  4. Sift flour with baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  5. Add flour mixture into butter mixture.
  6. Add in vanilla, oats, cornflakes, coconut, chocolate chips and walnuts and stir until blended.
  7. On an ungreased cookie sheet, drop tablespoon-sized balls on to cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 10 to 12 minute. Cookies should be slightly soft when removed from oven.
  9. Let cool briefly on cookie sheet, then transfer to rack to cool completely.

* Make approx. 2-dozen cookies.

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