What's so special about Grandma's Pride of Iowa cookies? They're an old fashioned oatmeal cookie that have nuts, coconut and brown sugar. With a crunchy outside and soft inside, what more can you ask for in an easy oatmeal cookie recipe?
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Cream white sugar, brown sugar and shortening.
Add eggs and vanilla, and beat until smooth.
Sift flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda; slowly add to creamed mixture just mixing until incorporated.
In a separate bowl, combine quick oats, coconut and nuts. Stir into the dough.
Drop by spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet.
Bake for 10-12 minutes.