Salted Peanut Cereal Cookies

Salted Peanut Cereal Cookies

Salted Peanut Cereal Cookies
With the addition of oats and corn flakes cereal, a traditional recipe for salted peanut cookies from the 1940s has been modified, creating a fresh take on an old favorite.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Sift flour baking soda and baking powder together in a medium bowl.

Cream white sugar brown sugar shortening and eggs together in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth.

Gradually add flour mixture to the wet ingredients mixing it in on low speed until combined.

Mix in oats cornflakes and peanuts by hand.

Drop tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets; flatten each cookie with the bottom of a glass.

Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden 12 to 15 minutes.

Cool on the baking sheet for 1 to 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.