Posted by Olga at Recipe Goldmine 4/23/02 1:17:40 pm
These are great as gifts during the holidays.
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
1/2 cup orange juice
2 cups quick-cooking oatmeal (dry) Flaked coconut
Melt butter in medium sized pan. Add brown sugar, orange rind and orange juice, stirring until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat. Stir in oatmeal and nuts. Refrigerate 1 hour, then shape into balls and roll in coconut.
Makes about 42 chewy cookies.