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

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