Every once in a while a cookie comes along that is so delicious it deserves a special title. This cookie recipe has certainly earned a place in the cookie lover’s hall of fame. To find out whether these are really the world’s best cookies, you’ll just have to try them for yourself. Why not invite a few friends over and have a cookie tasting party? Yum.
World’s Best Cookies
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
1 cup crushed cornflakes
½ cup shredded coconut
½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans
3 ½ cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Optional: additional sugar to sprinkle on warm cookies
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
In a large bowl or large bowl of an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add egg and mix until blended. Add oil and mix until blended.
Add oats, cornflakes, coconut, and nuts; stir until blended. Add flour, soda, and salt.
Mix well and form into balls the size of small walnuts. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork dipped in water.
Bake for 12 minutes. Allow to cool on cookie sheets for a few minutes before removing.
Cooks Notes: If added sweetness is desired, sprinkle a little sugar on warm cookies immediately after removing them from oven.