Cornflake Cookies

  • Yield: 2 dozens

"My father's aunt gave this recipe to my mom many years ago when I was a very young child. Everyone loves these cookies and always wants to know what is in them. They are surprised when I tell them I use cornflakes to make them."


2sticks margarine
1cup sugar
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2cups self-rising flour
1/2cup pecans
2cups cornflakes


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Cream margarine, sugar and vanilla together. Gradually add flour. Stir in pecans and cornflakes. Drop by tablespoonful on cookie sheet. Bake about 10 minutes or until lightly brown around the edges and middle looks firm. Remove from pan with spatula immediately.

Recipe by Norma Jo Drewette,  Jackson, N.C.