[From: Every Woman's Cook Book,
by Mrs. Chas. F. Moritz (1926) p. 460]
CORN FLAKE OR POST TOASTIES COOKIES
3 cups Post Toasties or corn
flakes ½ teaspoon cinnamon
3 cups flour ¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup brown sugar ¼ teaspoon soda
½ cup butter ½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ cup hot water 1 teaspoon lemon juice
¼ cup finely rolled nuts, or ¼ cup 1 egg
Cream butter soft, add sugar
gradually, mix until creamy; add well-
beaten egg, salt, cinnamon and lemon juice.
Dissolve soda in hot water, add to batter. Heat Post Toasties, run
through fine meat grinder, then stir into batter. Mix flour and
baking powder together, sift into batter, stirring well while adding.
Add nuts or dates. Dough should be easily handled, but not too
soft. It may be necessary to add a little more flour.
Roll out in thin sheet on well-floured board. Cut with cookie cutter,
place in greased, floured biscuit pans. Bake in moderate oven, about
twenty-five to thirty minutes.