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Barnyard Cookies

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. Prep
15 min.
15 min.
Ready In
30 min.
5 dozen
Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
Metric measurements


1teaspoon almond extract *
3/4cup vegetable shorteningVideo *
1 1/4cups brown sugarVideo packed*
2tablespoons milkVideo
1teaspoon vanilla extractVideo
1each eggVideo
1 3/4cups flour, all-purpose
1/4teaspoon salt
3/4teaspoon baking sodaVideo
1cup chocolate chips (semi-sweet) *
1cup pecans pieces
1cup rice cereal *
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Beat together until fluffy the almond extract, shortening, brown sugar, milk, vanilla and egg.

In separate bowl, combine flour, salt and soda.

Add flour mixture to other ingredients, blending well.

Stir in chip, pecans and cereal.

Place rounded teaspoons of dough on a ungreased cookie sheet.

Leaving 2 inches between cookies.

Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until golden around the edges.

Makes 5 dozen.

First published: last updated: 2012-09-23

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 102g (3.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 40947% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 33%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 270mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 4% Iron 19%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?