Ranger Cookies



~ A twist on chocolate chip cookies

Recipe from my sister Lori Gagnon to our mother Mary Lue Phillips

1 ¼ cups flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon salt

½ cup (1 stick) softened butter

½ cup sugar

½ cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 egg

2 cups Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds cereal

1 cup chocolate chips

½ cup coconut

Use electric mixer to beat softened butter for 30 seconds.  Add sugars and beat until fluffy.  Add egg and vanilla; mix together well.  Add flour, baking soda, baking poweder, salt and mix together.  With large wooden spoon, stir in chocolate chips, coconut and cereal.

Drop by teaspoon about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake for 8 to 10 minutes at 375 degrees.