Friday, October 13, 2017

Peanut - Corn Flake Cookies (1952)

  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 5 cups corn flakes
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 1/4 tspn almond flavoring
Cream shortening until fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar, salt, and almond flavoring. Add beaten egg; beat well.

Stir in nuts and flakes.  Drop from tip of teaspoon onto greased baking sheet.  Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) about 12 to 15 minutes.  Cool before storing.

Makes about 2-1/2 dozen.

(Origin - "The Book of Good Neighbor Recipes" by Maxine Erickson, Homemaker, and Joan M. Rock, Home Economist,1952.)

More "Lost" Cookies
Lemonade Cookies (1980)
Peanut Butter Wafers (1934)

More "Lost" Corn Flakes Recipes
Corn Flake Dream Bars (1950) Honey Sweet Potatoes with Corn Flakes (1946)

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