Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Cornflake Cookies ~ CNY 2011

Sokehah Cheah | 9:43 AM | | |




Good old fashioned Cornflake Cookies .....  I'm sure that these cookies are a common sight in many households during CNY as they are very easy to make.  Old fashioned they may be, but as long as they're crunchy and aromatic, they'll be well received and they have always been a hit amongst my nieces and nephews, each year.





These are real crunchy, not overly sweet and nutritious.

Ingredients
  • 12 oz butter/margarine
  • 15 oz self-raising flour
  • 1.1/2  eggs
  • 8 oz caster sugar
  • 3 oz crushed cornflakes
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • A pinch of salt
  • Crushed cornflakes for coating
Method
  1. Sift the flour with salt, set aside.
  2. Cream  the butter and sugar till light and fluffy, but not overdoing it.
  3. Add in the eggs, vanilla, mix well.
  4. Fold in sifted flour and crushed cornflakes.
  5. Let the mixture rest for a while in the fridge for about 20 mins.
  6. Lightly roll them into balls and toss them into the crushed cornflakes to coat.
  7. Place them onto paper lined baking trays, about 1 inch apart.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg C for about 20 to 25 mins., or till light golden brown.
  9. Let them cool on the  baking tray for about 5 mins. before removing them to cool completely on a wire rack.
  10. Store cooled cornflakes in air-tight cookie jars.
  11. Makes 100 cookies.
Note :  1 packet  of  275 gm  Nestle or Kelloggs cornflakes will be sufficient.


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25 comments:

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  1. Looks really crunchy and yummy!

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  2. beautiful cornflake cookies Cheah! i can imagine how beautiful they are!

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  3. these look lovely happy new year

    Rebecca

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  4. I can feel the crunchiness already just by looking at your cookies!

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  5. i saw someone baking these cornflake cookies not long ago and i told her that i wanted to get some for CNY, you just reminded me of that again..yum yum!

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  6. Wen
    Thanks for dropping by. Yes they're crunchy.

    j3ss kitch3n
    Thanks for your kind comment.

    Chow and Chattre
    Thanks to you too!

    busygran
    Yup, kids will love them too!

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  7. I love cornflake cookies! This takes me back to my childhood days, I haven't had any in many years! Yours turned out beautifully. And I bet they taste delicious too!

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  8. I love cornflake cookies too! Yours look so crunching and yummy :)

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  9. Cornflake cookies will never go out of style esp at CNY! Yours look extra crunchy!

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  10. Mmmm....I remember eating these....crunchy and very delicious.

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  11. Hi Cheah, can see you have a Black belt in cake making.
    Or a graduate of a Swiss Finishing School.
    Love your this cornflakes cookies.
    Wish I can have some.
    Outstanding!

    You have fun and keep a song in your heart.
    Best regards,
    Lee.

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  12. Sharon, Anncoo, Jen, MaryMoh and Uncle Lee
    Thanks for all the wonderful encouraging comments.

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  13. crunchy nice cornflake cookies...

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  14. These cookies look delish and crunchy. Great CNY cookies to serve to guests :)

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  15. Love cornflake cookies! Old fashioned one sounds great.

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  16. Thanks for sharing this recipe. It's really yummy! I believe I'll bake it again next year.

    Here is my bake. Cheer!
    http://my-sweet-hut.blogspot.com/2011/01/cny-cornflake-cookies.html

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  17. Penny, Yummy Koh, Elin, Angie and Ann
    Thanks so much for sweet comments.

    Cynthia
    You are most welcome and so glad that you like them. My neighbour asked for the recipe and she was so pleased with the result. Oh, you certainly don't have to wait till next year to bake these again.
    Thanks for dropping by my blog.

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  18. Hello! These cookies look really delicious and I can't wait to bake these tomorrow :D May I find out did you use a tsp or tbsp to scoop the dough out for each cookie? -Jiahui

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    1. Thanks for dropping by. I used a teaspoon.

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    2. Thank you! I tried this recipe yesterday and my family really loves these cookies :) Soooo crunchy and aromatic! -Jiahui

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    3. So glad that you tried and liked my recipe. Thank you.

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  19. Cheah , I haven't baked any cookies for a while :P Wish I just can grab your pretty delicious cookies straight from the screen :D

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    1. This is very easy to make,Anne. Why not give it a try for this festive season!

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