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.

Sally Adkins, Holmes Beach, Florida
Recipe by Oxmoor House July 2004

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Recipe Summary

prep:
18 mins
cook:
14 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 32 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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

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

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

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

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

Source

Southern Living Cook-Off Cookbook

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