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


  • Preheat oven to 325. Line the bottom of a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicon sheet.
  • In a large bowl whisk together flour, coconut, rolled oats, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
  • 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.
  • Pour the butter mixture into the flour mixture and stir until it is combined.
  • Let the dough sit for 5 minutes for the oats to soak up the butter mixture.
  • Roll into tablespoon size balls.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 12 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • Enjoy


Makes 32 cookies.
Adapted from Edwardian Cooking, The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook by Larry Edwards