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Ambrosia Cookies

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Ambrosia Cookies
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 60
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A whole lot of family favorites like oats, dates, raisins, coconut and pecans team up in these cookies - a delicious dessert.
Updated Mar 11, 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add granulated sugar and brown sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. On low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture just until blended.
  • 3
    Stir in oats, orange peel, dates, raisins, coconut and pecans. Onto cookie sheets, drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 4
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    The flavor of these cookies will improve if stored in airtight containers at room temperature for several days.

Nutrition

120 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 17g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Total Fat
5g
0%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
0%
Sodium
70mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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