Friday, August 27, 2010
Cookie Recipe #237 - Maple Praline Cookies
Some maple flavoring, some rice krispies, some pecans and a few more basic ingredients is all it takes to make today's cookie recipe.
Ingredients: 2/3 cup shortening, 2/3 cup packed brown sugar, 1 egg, 1/3 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring, 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon baking soda, 2 cups rice krispies cereal, granulated sugar for rolling, pecan halves.
Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In large mixing bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar till light. Beat in egg. Stir in milk and maple flavoring. Stir together flour, salt, and baking soda; add to sugar mixture and mix well. Stir in cereal.
Roll into balls and roll in small bowl of granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased (or parchment paper-lined) baking sheets. Flatten slightly with fingers and press a pecan halve in the center of each cookie.
Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 8-10 minutes. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet before transferring to wire racks to cool.
Makes about 4 dozen cookies.
"Better Homes and Gardens Gifts from your Kitchen", Meredith Corporation, USA, 1976.