Bran Spiced Cookies

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Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

These cookies are very good and are good for you too...Grandma told me so!

I like to put cream cheese frosting on top of cookies.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
3-4 doz.
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
bran flakes cereal
1 3/4 c
sifted all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ginger
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 c
butter or margarine ; softened
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1
egg
1/2 tsp
soda
1/3 c
molasses

How to Make Bran Spiced Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Crush cereal.
  • 2Cream together : shortening and the sugar ; add the egg ; mix thoroughly.
  • 3Stir soda into the molasses and add to the creamed mixture.
  • 4Sift together : sifted flour and add salt , ginger and cinnamon ; Add to creamed mixture.
  • 5Add crushed cereal to the mixture.
  • 6Chill for 1 hour until firm to roll.
  • 7Cut 1/4" thick slices and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet , 2" apart.
  • 8Bake @ 375° for 12-15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 9Can be frosted if desired.

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About Bran Spiced Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #molasses, #cereal, #bran