Lone Ranger Cookies

A classic recipe that has been around for many years: Lone Ranger Cookies

Lone Ranger Cookies


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten slightly
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups rice krispies
  • 2 cups oats
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cream together shortening and sugars in a large bowl.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.
  4. Sift together flour, soda, baking powder and salt. Add to wet mixture.
  5. Stir in rice krispies, oatmeal and coconut until well blended.
  6. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheets. Bake 13 to 15 minutes.
  • Leave out the coconut for the kids, as they typically do not like it! Or, divide the batter up and make half with coconut and half without.
SOURCE:  RecipeGirl.com

2 Responses to “Lone Ranger Cookies”

  1. postedNov 12, 2013 12:38 PM

    How many cookies does this recipe create? Can it be halved? I bake for myself and don’t have space for dozens of cookies :)
    And this seems like other ranger cookie recipes online, if i wanted to add nuts/raisins etc when should i do it?
    Also i tried halving a cookie recipe before and it wasnt the greatest outcome….hopefully yours will come out better.

    • November 17th, 2013 @ 9:55 PM

      I’d say 3 to 4 dozen.

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