Wednesday, January 11, 2012

CRUNCHY CEREAL COOKIES

2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 egg
1 tbsp milk
1 tsp grated orange rind
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
3 cups corn flake type cereal
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Lightly grease a cookie sheet; set aside.

In a large mixer bowl beat the sugar and butter together until creamy.  Beat in the egg, milk, and orange rind.  Mix baking powder with the flour and stirinto the creamed mixture.  Add the cereal and nuts, mixing well.

Drop dough by level tablespoonfuls about 2-inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheet.  Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.  Let stand on cookie sheet for 1 minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.  If you are repeating the process with the same cookie sheet, allow the sheet to cool before putting the next batch of cookies on it.

Yield: 36 cookies

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