Recipe: Three Layer Cookies

December 21, 2020 | Recipes

“From my Great Aunt Edith Hoover. I used to go to their farm and help collect eggs from the chickens.” – Innkeeper Bonnie

Three Layer Cookies


In a double boiler mix: 

½ C oleo

¼ C sugar

⅓ C cocoa

1 tsp vanilla

1 egg

Cook and stir 5 to 10 minutes until well blended. 


2 C graham cracker crumbs

1 C coconut

½ C nutmeats

Press above mixture into 9 x 13” pan and let cool. 


Mix 1 pkg instant vanilla pudding mix with 3 T milk and ½ C oleo, 2 tsp vanilla. Gradually add 2 C conf. sugar and beat until smooth. Spread this over 1st layer in pan.


Melt 4 oz. cho. chips and 1 T oleo and spread over other layers. 

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