Dainty Lady High Tea Cookies

Delicious cookies that are perfect for your next high tea party!


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 325. Line the bottom of a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicon sheet.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together flour, coconut, rolled oats, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
  3. In a small pan over medium heat melt the butter into the corn syrup and water. Once the butter has melted, stir in the vanilla.
  4. Pour the butter mixture into the flour mixture and stir until it is combined.
  5. Let the dough sit for 5 minutes for the oats to soak up the butter mixture.
  6. Roll into tablespoon size balls.
  7. Place in the oven and bake for 12 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  9. Enjoy

Recipe Notes

Makes 32 cookies.

Adapted from Edwardian Cooking, The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook by Larry Edwards