Thursday, March 6, 2008

Harriets Homemakers

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I loved high school home eco. class! I met a girl while hiking in Yosemite and we became pen pals. This is a recipe we traded from our classes. This is her trade. Note it is a small recipe. The recipes were cut to fit our class room numbers of the 60's. You can easily double this recipe. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teas. vanilla 1 cup flour 3/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 cup corn flakes 1/2 cup coconut 1/2 cup chopped nuts Cream shortening, sugar, egg and vanilla until light and fluffy. sift together dry ingredients Stir into creamed mixture making sure no flour shows when finished Add corn flakes, coconut, and nuts drop teaspoon of dough 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 min or until lightly brown and crunchy. Makes 3 1/2 dozen approx.

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