1 cup unsalted butter or butter flavored crisco
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/4 cup flour (you can use a mix of wheat and all purpose)
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups rolled oats
2 cups Rice Krispies (you can use a "healthier" cereal)
1 cup shredded coconut
1 cup raisins (or chocolate chips)
Preheat oven to 375.
Cream together butter and sugars until creamy. Add eggs one at a time until well mixed. Add vanilla.
Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add dry ingredients to your butter mixture.
Gently stir in the oats, cereal, coconut and raisins.
Drop by heaping cookie scoop onto an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake for 13 to 14 minutes.
Makes about 2 1/2 dozen big cookies.