Prep Time
18 Mins
Cook Time
14 Mins
Other Time
2 Hours
Makes 4 dozen

Each bite of these buttery, thin lace cookies will take you back to the good old days of childhood, sitting on the porch, sipping milk, and dunking these melt-in-your-mouth treats.

How to Make It

Step 1

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugars, beating well. Add eggs and vanilla, beating until blended.

Step 2

Combine flour and next 3 ingredients. Gradually add to butter mixture, stirring until blended. Stir in cereal and morsels. Cover and chill 2 hours.

Step 3

Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto lightly greased baking sheets.

Step 4

Bake at 350° for 14 minutes or until golden. Cool on baking sheets 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Step 5

*For testing purposes only, we used Raisin Bran Crunch cereal.

Step 6

Tip: This dough is very soft. It's essential that you chill the dough before baking in order to work with the dough.

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