Corn Flake Battered Cookies


When you have leftover corn flakes you try things you never thought you would try that end up being awesome.


3/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped almonds or pecans
1/2 cup chopped chocolate or chocolate chips
2 1/2 cups crushed corn flakes


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Cream the shortening with the sugar. Blend in the eggs, milk and vanilla.

Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the chopped nuts and chocolate chips. 

Shape teaspoonful sized chunks of dough into balls. Roll each ball in the crushed corn flakes. Place balls on the prepared baking sheets.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool completely before storing in airtight containers.

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