Skillet Cookies

A chewy healthy no-fuss cookie! Great for kids and for anyone who just loves a nice sweet dessert or quick fix until lunch or dinner time. The flavor of this cookie may surprise you time to try this recipe.

Skillet Cookies

5 from 2 votes


  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal

  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar


  • In a large skillet, melt the margarine. Add the sugar and dates; cooking and stirring until thick. Stir in the egg, and cook 5 more minutes over low heat. Remove from heat, mix in the cereal, nuts (or coconut), and vanilla. Let the mixture cool for a minute, then shape into walnut-sized balls. Roll in confectioners’ sugar, and serve.

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