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Crunchies

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Crunchies are tiny cookies made with cereal and corn syrup. You will love them as they taste very different from many other cookies. Crunchies can be either served as a snack or even a light dessert.
Ingredients
  Corn flakes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), crushed
  All-purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Coconut 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), shredded
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, add cereal, flour, sugar, coconut and salt. Keep aside.
2)In a saucepan, melt butter on medium heat.
3)Add corn syrup and cook until mixture comes to a boil. Keep stirring.
4)Add soda and stir rapidly mix.
5)Let the foam settles and remove from heat.
6)Add vanilla and blend. Pour over dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Mixture will be dry and crumbly.
7)Shape into rounds by pressing mixture by tablespoonfuls against side of mixing bowl.
8)Take an ungreased baking sheet and drop the cookies about 2 inches apart.
9)Press with fork to flatten slightly.
10)Bake in a moderately-hot oven at 375 degrees for 7 to 8 minutes, or until lightly browned.
11)Cool about 2 minutes, then remove carefully.

SERVING
12)Serve the cookies as and when desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Cereal
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
30

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