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World's Best Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for World's Best Cookies, by , is from Cooking With The Cousins, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gina Bundy Noonan
Added: Saturday, May 17, 2008


1 c. butter, softened
1 c. sugar
1 c. light brown sugar, firmly packed

1 egg, slightly beaten
1 c. vegetable oil

1 c. quick rolled oats
1 c. crushed cornflakes (measure after crushing)
3 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla

1/2 c. coconut
1 c. pecans (optional)


Cream butter with the sugars. Add egg and oil. Mix well.

Add oats, cornflakes, flour, soda, salt and vanilla. Mix well.

Stir in coconut and nuts.

Roll into 1 inch balls of dough and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Flatten the balls with a fork in a crisscross pattern. Dip the fork in water after flattening each cookie.

Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Do not over bake.

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Number Of Servings:
8-10 dozen




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