Cornflake  Cookies

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup butter

1 cup vegetable oil

1 cup granulated sugar   

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 egg

1 cup crushed corn flakes

1 cup chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans) 

1 cup Quick-cooking oatmeal

4 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons vanilla extract 

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  

 

Cream butter, sugars and egg.

Add oil.

Mix in dry ingredients.

 

Form dough into walnut sized balls.

 

Place on cookie sheet and flatten with a fork dipped in water.

 

Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown.

 

Cool on pan for a minute or two, then transfer to a rack to cool.


 

Yields 4 Dozen

 

 

 

 

 

Ice  Box  Cookies

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

2 cup brown sugar

1 cup vegetable shortening

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon salt 

1 cup finely chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  

 

Cream shorting, brown sugar. eggs and vanilla extract.

Mix in dry ingredients.

 

Shape dough into a round or square roll.

Wrap in wax paper and refridgerate for 3 hours.

 

When ready to bake, slice each cookie about 1/2 inch thick

and place on cookie sheets.

 

Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown.

 

Cool on pan for a minute or two, then transfer to a rack to cool.

 

 

Yields 3 Dozen

 

 

 

 

 

Chocolate  Chip  Meringue  Cookies

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

4 Egg Whites

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

1 pkg. chocolate chips


 


DIRECTIONS:

 

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.  
 

Beat egg whites.

Add salt and cream of tartar and continue beating until foamy.

Adding 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar at a time until egg whites become stiff.

Fold in vanilla and chocolate chips.

 

Line cookie sheets with parchment or heavy brown paper.

 

Drop a spoonfull at a time 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.

 

 Bake for 25 minutes.

 

Cool on pan for a minute or two, then transfer to a rack to cool.

 

 

Yields:  Depends on cookie size.

 

 

 

             

   

    

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