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Chocolate Chip Treasure Cookies

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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup unsifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 can (3-1/2 ounces) flaked coconut
1 package (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, flour and baking powder. In large mixer bowl, beat sweetened condensed milk and margarine until smooth. Add graham cracker crumb mixture; mix well. Stir in coconut, chocolate chips and nuts. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 to 10 minutes until lightly browned. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

Amy Blakely
Milan



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