My Grandma's Crunchy and Chewy Cookies

My Grandma's Crunchy And Chewy Cookies Recipe

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Sherry Stallings

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@Sherry_Stallings

When I was a little girl we spent a few summers at my grandma's house in So.IL. Whenever we were there, my grandma would whip up these cookies. According to the handwritten recipe that I inherited from her estate she created this recipe on her own. My grandma was very innovative in the kitchen. I miss her cooking something fierce! I plan on getting more of her recipes out here in the coming days/weeks/months. :) I hope you enjoy these cookies. I have never made them myself (mostly because I never seem to have all the ingredients), but I ate them by the dozen all those memorable summers ago!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
Many!
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 1/2 c
    rolled oats
  • 1/2 c
    almonds, slivered
  • 1/4 c
    chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c
    pecan or walnut, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    coconut
  • 1/2 lb
    raisins
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    oleo (shortening)

How to Make My Grandma's Crunchy and Chewy Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare cookie sheet (s) by spraying your favorite non-stick spray.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients together.
  3. Add oleo (shortening) and beaten eggs to dry ingredients.
  4. Stir thoroughly, dough will be very stiff.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoonful on to prepared cookie sheet(s)
  6. Press dough with a fork dipped in cold water.
  7. Bake 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Let cool on cooling rack and store in a airtight container.

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About My Grandma's Crunchy and Chewy Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom




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