"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Trail Mix Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Trail Mix Cookies, by , is from The Siemers Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marlys Siemers Vedders
Added: Saturday, November 22, 2008


1 cup sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
2 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups quick cooking oats
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
2 cups m&m
1 cup peanuts
3/4 cup raisins

Heat oven to 375.* In large bowl, beat sugars,peanut butter, butter, shortening, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Stir in flour, oats, baking powder, soda until well blended. Stir in candies, peanuts and raisins. On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded tablespoon about 2 inches apart flatten slighting with fork. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light brown. remove from cookies sheet to cooling rack.

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Personal Notes:
I use 1 cup m&m's and 1 cup peanut butter chips these are really a good cookie.




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