Thursday, October 22, 2020

Duncan Hines' Salted Peanut Cornflake Cookies (1939)

Blend together 1 cup butter, melted, and 2 cups brown sugar. Beat 2 eggs well, and add to the butter and brown sugar.

Sift together and add to the mixture:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tspn baking powder
  • 1 tspn soda
  • 1 tspn salt
Stir into mixture the following:
  • 1 cup whole salted peanuts
  • 2 cups oatmeal
  • 1 cup Cornflakes
Drop on cookie sheet. Bake in 350-degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

More "Lost" Peanut Recipes
Farmer's Chocolate Peanut Pie (1965)
Scalloped Onions and Peanuts (1927)

(Origin - "Adventures in Good Eating and the Art of Carving" by Duncan Hines and Clara Hines, 1939. This recipe was contributed by The Ruttger's Lodge in Deerwood, Minnesota. Duncan Hines (1880 to 1959) was " was an American pioneer of restaurant ratings for travelers," and penned a food column in newspapers during the 1940s and 1950s.)

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