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Marco Polo Peanut Cookies

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"Really good crunchy cookie. I got this recipe many years ago from my grandmother."
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servings 357
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)


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  1. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Cream sugars, shortening and egg.
  2. Add sifted dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternating with milk. Stir in bran flakes and peanuts. Mix well.
  3. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10-12 minutes until lightly brown. Store in airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 357 calories; 18.1 45.5 5.5 16 249 Full nutrition

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Excellent Cookie to use up the Bran Flake crumbs no one wants. I didn't use shortening - used butter instead for the flavor - and used raisins instead of peanuts. I also used half whole wheat ...

I used Corn Flakes rather than Bran Flakes because that's what I had. I dropped them by the tbs, not tsp and I got 24 cookies. Took 19 minutes of bake time but that could have been because they...

I also used half white, half wheat flour. I used butter, but the cookies spread too much, so next time I'll use shortening. The cookies also got hard very quickly in storage, but can be softened...