native american cornmeal cookies

★★★★★ 3
By Colleen Sowa
from La Crosse, WI

This recipe has been modernized over the years... it is very old... It is a different and good cookie.

★★★★★ 3
serves 18 - 24 cookies
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For native american cornmeal cookies

  • 1/3 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    sugar (less if desired)
  • 3/4 c
    margarine
  • 1/2 c
    honey, maple syrup, sorgum, or dark molasses
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 lg
    eggs (beaten)
  • 1/2 c
    cornmeal
  • 1 3/4 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • OPTIONAL:
  • 3/4 c
    chocolate chiips, raisins, dried berries, nuts

How To Make native american cornmeal cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Cream together salt, sugar and margarine. Add vanilla, egg and one of the syrup type items, beat until well blended and creamy.
  • 3
    In separate bowl: mix together well the flour, cornmeal, and baking powder. Gradually add this dry mixture to the creamy mixture.
  • 4
    You can add any, all or none of the optional ingredients.
  • 5
    Either pat with your hands into small "patties" or drop the dough from a Tablespoon onto a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for about 12 - 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from baking sheet and cool. Store in air tight container in layers with wax paper between them.

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