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Cornflake Pecan Cookies

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This recipe came from a cook at the French home years ago and this wonderful flavor made it my husband's favorite cookie.

Ingredients

1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups whole pecans
1 cup chopped dates
2 cups Corn Flakes
1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Combine butter and sugar. Stir in eggs and mix well. Sift flour with baking powder and salt. Add pecans, dates, Corn Flakes and vanilla. Drop by teaspoon on to greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 13-15 minutes. Makes 5 dozen.

Beverly Westendorf, Davenport



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