Vintage jam thumbprint cookies and spiced crackle cookies (1982)

Vintage cookie recipes - 1982 - Jam thumbprints and spiced crackle cookies (2)
Tempting cookie treats! Vintage jam thumbprint cookies and spiced crackle cookies

Best Foods real mayonnaise and Kellogg’s 40% Bran Flakes cereal join together to create great tasting cookies that will please your entire family.

Kellogg’s adds the goodness of bran, while Best Foods adds the richness only real mayonnaise can create. Try these tempting cookies today and you’ll be tempted to treat yourself again tomorrow.

Vintage jam thumbprint cookies and spiced crackle cookies

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Ingredients

2-1/2 cups unsifted flour
1 cup Kellogg’s 40% Bran Flakes cereal
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup Best Foods Real Mayonnaise
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup (about) confectioners sugar

Directions

In bowl, stir together flour, cereal and next 5 ingredients. In large bowl with mixer at high speed, beat sugar, mayonnaise, eggs and vanilla 2 minutes, or until blended.

With wooden spoon, stir in cereal mixture. Cover; chill 1 hour. With greased hands, shape dough by level tablespoonfuls into 1-1/2″ balls. Roll in confectioners sugar.

Place 2″ apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake in 350 F oven 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

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Vintage jam thumbprint cookies

Ingredients

2 cups Kellogg’s 40% Bran Flakes cereal, crushed to measure 3/4 cup
2-3/4 cups unsifted flour
2 cups chopped nuts, divided
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup Best Foods Real Mayonnaise
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
Jam or jelly

Directions

In bowl, stir together crushed cereal, flour, 1 cup nuts and baking soda. In large bowl with mixer at medium speed beat together sugar, mayonnaise, eggs and vanilla 3 minutes or until mixture is smooth and well blended.

With wooden spoon, stir in cereal mixture. Cover; chill 1 hour. Shape dough by level tablespoonfuls into 1-1/2″ balls. Roll in remaining 1 cup nuts.

Place 2″ apart on greased cookie sheets. Make indentation with wooden spoon handle in center of each cookie. Bake in 375 F oven 12 to 15 minutes, or until bottoms are lightly brown.

While still warm, press thumb into centers. Cool. Fill indentations with jam or jelly. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Vintage jam thumbprint cookies - spiced crackle cookies

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