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"Original recipe from Mary Drews of Davenport. Men love these cookies."

Ingredients

1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 cups flour
2 cups cornflakes
2 cups uncooked oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon hot water
1/2 cup nutmeats
1/2 cup coconut

Instructions

Mix brown sugar, white sugar and shortening until well blended. Add eggs and mix again until until blended. Stir in flour and then the cornflakes and oats and blend evenly.

Dissolve baking soda in hot water and add to mixture. Add the nuts and coconut. Drop by rounded teaspoonful onto cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

Hazel Schafer
Moline




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