Mandy's Candies Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Shortening/Butter1 Cup (16 tbs)
 White sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs2 , well beaten
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Soda1 Teaspoon
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Quick oats1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Rice crispies1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shredded coconut1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5197 Calories from Fat 2221

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 254 g390.7%

Saturated Fat 80 g399.8%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 423 mg

Sodium 2788.5 mg116.2%

Total Carbohydrates 702 g233.9%

Dietary Fiber 27 g108.1%

Sugars 407.9 g

Protein 60 g120.3%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 4.4%

Calcium 46.6% Iron 107.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cream sugars with shortening until light and creamy.
Add the eggs, then the vanilla.
Add dry ingredients, mix well.
Add oats, rice crispies and coconut.
Mix with the fingers.
Drop from spoon on greased cookie sheets.
Bake for 7-8 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
Do not get them hard.
Husbands even like these cookies.
I received this recipe 20 years ago from a friend of my mother.