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Crunchy Jumble Cookies

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If you like a crunchiness in your cookies, you will enjoy these.

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups puffed rice cereal
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 cup raisins (optional)

Instructions

Sift together flour, soda, and salt. Set aside. Put margarine and sugar in large mixing bowl; beat until smooth. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Add sifted dry ingredients; mix until combined. Stir in cereal, chocolate morsels and raisins (if using). Drop by tablespoon onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees about 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove immediately and cool on wire racks. Yields 3 1/2 dozen cookies.

Elene Waters, Aledo



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