Vintage spiced crackle cookies (1982)

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Tempting cookie treats! Vintage 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.

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Vintage cookie recipes - 1982 - Jam thumbprints and spiced crackle cookies (2)

Vintage spiced crackle cookies (1982)

Yield: 48
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes


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


  1. In bowl, stir together flour, cereal and next 5 ingredients.
  2. In large bowl with mixer at high speed, beat sugar, mayonnaise, eggs and vanilla 2 minutes, or until blended.
  3. With wooden spoon, stir in cereal mixture.
  4. Cover; chill 1 hour.
  5. With greased hands, shape dough by level tablespoonfuls into 1-1/2-inch balls.
  6. Roll in confectioners sugar.
  7. Place 2-inch apart on greased cookie sheets.
  8. Bake in 350 (F) oven 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  9. Cool.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 48 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 67Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 61mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 1g

Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

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