CoconOAT Cookies

From Pine Ridge Inn in Bend, Oregon

Made fresh daily and served in the lobby at the Pine Ridge Inn, these cookies are a favorite among guests. Treat yourself to the warm comfort of homemade coconut oatmeal cookies fresh out of the oven, curl up with a cup of cocoa or glass of milk and enjoy!


  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 cups oats
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour


Makes 4 to 5 dozen Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease about 4 cookie sheets. Beat shortening and sugars together until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to shortening mixture; mix well. Stir in oats, almonds, and coconut. Roll dough into balls. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Flatten with fork. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand one minute before removing to cooling racks.

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