Sunday, November 22, 2015

Lets Make Some Cookies 1956 Recipe From General Foods Day 4 Ice Box Crispies

Ice Box Crispies

1 1/2 cups Grape Nuts Flakes
2 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoons Calumet Baking Powder
14 tsp salt 
1/2 cup butter or other shortening
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
Or use 1 1/2 cups Post Toasties or Post 40% Bran Flakes

Crush cereal.  Sift flour once, measure , add baking powder and salt.and sift again.  Cream shortening

add sugar gradually, and cream together until light and fluffy.  Add eggs.  Add flour gradually then 

add vanilla, lemon juice and cereal.  Shape into rolls, 1 1/2 inches in diameter.  Wrap in waxed paper

 and chill overnight, or until firm.  Cut into thin slices. 

 Bake in hot overn (400 degrees) 5 to 6 minutes .

Makes 4 dozen cookies

Warm up the house and your tummy ... make some cookies

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