Christmas Crunchies

Shaped 
Christmas Cookies

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup regular oats, uncooked
  • 1 cup corn flakes
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans

Cream butter; add sugar, beating well. Add egg; beat well. Stir in vanilla.

Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt in a small mixing bowl; add to creamed mixture, beating well. Stir in oats, corn flakes, coconut, and pecans.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Yield: about 3 1/2 dozen.





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