Honey Oat Cookies

    30 min

    These cookies are brimming with deliciousness. They are sweetened with honey and brown sugar and dotted with oats, coconut, dates and pecans. They are chewy and incredibly moreish.

    16 people made this

    Makes: 72 cookies, depending on size

    • 275g butter flavoured margarine
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 150g dark brown soft sugar
    • 4 tablespoons honey
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 4 tablespoons milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 310g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 80g porridge oats
    • 75g desiccated coconut
    • 150g dates, pitted and chopped
    • 110g chopped pecans

    Prep:19min  ›  Cook:11min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. In a medium bowl, cream together the margarine, caster sugar, dark brown soft sugar and honey until light and fluffy. Stir in the egg, milk and vanilla. Sieve together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt, stir into the creamed mixture. Then stir in the coconut, oats, dates and pecans.
    3. Drop heaped teaspoons of the batter onto unprepared baking trays. Bake for 11 to 12 minutes for soft cookies, 13 to 14 minutes for crispy cookies. Remove cookies from baking trays to cool on wire racks.

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    Delicious!!! Easy to make,every one loved them.  -  03 Mar 2015


    This makes a great cookie - my husband asked for another batch and it's hard to find a recipe he likes better than his mom's!  -  02 Feb 2002  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    OMG! When the man in the house says 'keep that recipe' - it's a top 5 keeper! Fabulously easy; I baked them 11 to a sheet - 4 on the outside and 3 up the middle - giving them a bit of room to spread. Used a basic cookie scoop and packed them a smidge generous. Baked them 13 minutes per tray - and I put the upper rack 'up' a level. Came out chewy, not crisp (and I think these would be good crisp, too). I used dates and pecans as listed, but I'm positive that chocolate chips would be good as well. I'm putting this one in the holiday rotation this December. I expect my mom will be looking for the recipe.  -  28 Mar 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)