Recipe by Juanita Peek
"This is a very old recipe from at least the 30's. The name comes from the old expression meaning 'great'."
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packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups
quick cooking oats
1 1/2 cups
crisp rice cereal
1 1/2 cups
chopped salted peanuts
Great cookie! Chewy with a bit of crunch from the peanuts. Mine turned out a little thin, but I didn't have real butter. A friend suggested using a little less butter when a cookie recipe turns out flat. I'll try that next time. I did try the first batch without coconut (half the family doesn't like it). I added it in before I baked the next batch and was convinced the coconut is vital. It holds together better and gives it great texture. Everyone loved the taste. Thanks for sharing this recipe!
Hubby liked them, said they were very good. I liked them. Baked them on parchment paper for easy clean up, for 7 mins.
Well when I first tried these I thought they were pretty good but then I found myself going back for more and more. Positively addictive! I had to bring them to work to get the away from me. A great salty/sweet, chewy yet crunchy combo. Made just as directed. Excellent.
Yum! These are soo good! I did have to adjust the baking time and oven temp though. The first batch set off the smoke alarms! I think I finally got it right by the 3rd batch. 325 degrees for 9 minutes was about perfect. Oh, and these spread (a lot!) while baking, so make sure to space them plenty far apart! I added a bag of butterscotch chips instead of the nuts and mmmmmmmmm!
These cookies were quite tasty! I made them without the peanuts because I didn't have any at the time. My husband took half of them to work and everyone at his work wanted the recipe!
Try this cookie with macadamia nuts! Make sure you cook the cookies for the 12 min. until they are dark golden brown (if you want crispiness) - which to me tastes better than chewy!
these cookies didn't yet get the recognition they deserve. my husbands comment: "perfect!"
Very good cookies, all I did diffrent was to add pecans. Husband said he could eat them all with a big glass of milk. They are chewy but crunchy, GREAT!!!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cracker Jack Cookies I
Serving Size: 1/36 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 36
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 87
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