Ranger Cookies With Oats, Coconut, and Cereal

Ranger Cookies

The Spruce

  • Total: 22 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 72 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
83 Calories
5g Fat
10g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 72 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 83
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 127mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 1g
Calcium 17mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These cookies are loaded with flavor and texture. Add chocolate chips, raisins, or nuts if you like.

A stand mixer can handle the dough well, but it could also be kneaded or mixed with your hands when the dough gets difficult to stir.


  • 1 cup shortening (or butter at room temperature)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups corn flakes
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • Optional: 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat the oven to 350 F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat, or grease the baking sheet.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy.

  4. Add eggs and beat until well blended and smooth.

  5. Beat in the vanilla.

  6. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl and stir to blend thoroughly.

  7. Add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture.

  8. Stir in cornflakes, oats, coconut, and chocolate chips, if using.

  9. Drop by cookie scoop or spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.

  10. Bake at 350 F for about 12 to 14 minutes

  11. Serve and enjoy!.