Minnesota Mail Carrier Cookies

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

These cookies have a funny name but they sure taste good. Make a plate up for your mail carrier.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  • Dissolve the baking soda in the warm water. Cream the shortening with the brown sugar until light. Stir in the eggs, baking soda mixture, coconut, oatmeal, dates or raisins, nuts and flour. Mix until combined. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets.
  • Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes.