GI Cookies

GI Cookies (“Troepekoekies”)

Translated from “Huisgenoot Wenresepte 2” by Annette Human

This recipe makes 11-12 dozen.

Mix together:

  • 5 cups Flour
  • 4 cups shredded Coconut
  • 3 cups rolled Oats
  • 1 cup Bran
  • 1 cup chopped Nuts (Pecan or your favourites)
  • 1 t Salt

In a mixer, beat together until creamy:

  • 1 lb Butter
  • 4 cups Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 t Vanilla Essence

Add this to the dry ingredient mixture.

In a large glass bowl, heat in a microwave oven for 40 seconds:

  • ¼ cup Honey

Add to the warm honey:

  • 4 t Baking Powder
  • 3 t Baking Soda

This mixture will form a very thick foam, which you add and mix into the rest of the ingredients.

Lastly add and mix in:

  • 4 cups All Bran Cereal

Place golf ball size balls of dough 2” apart on a cookie sheet and do NOT flatten them.  Bake at 350°F for 18-20 minutes.  They should not brown too much.

The dough can be kept in a fridge under klingwrap for two days if you cannot bake them all at once.

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