Germantown Cookies

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Total Time
20 mins
15 mins

These cookies are like macaroons, only better.

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  1. Preheat oven to moderate speed (350 degrees).
  2. Cream sugar and butter or margarine.
  3. Add eggs, then vanilla.
  4. Sift dry ingredien ts (flour, soda, powder, salt and orange peel) together.
  5. Add to first mixture.
  6. Add oatmeal, coconut and nuts.
  7. Roll out to 2" thickness and cutout with a 2" biscuit cutter and place on cookie sheet or drop by Tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes.
  9. Let cool on pan for 2-3 minutes .
  10. Move to cooling surface (paper towels or cooling racks) and let completely cool.
  11. Make appoximately 40 cookies.