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Mrs. Leestma's Peanut Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Mrs. Leestma's Peanut Cookies, by , is from The Clausing Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Friday, January 30, 2009


1 c. shortening
1 c. oatmeal
1 c. brown sugar
2 c. flour
1 c. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
2 eggs
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. vanilla
1 lb. salted nuts
1 c. crushed cornflakes or Rice Krispies

Beat together shortening and sugars. Add the eggs and vanilla, beat well. Add the remaining ingredients. Bake @ 375 12-15 minutes.




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