Fill up cookie jars with these recipes


Let’s fill up some cookie jars this week!

Chocolate Chip Cookies
18 ounces Duncan Hines yellow cake mix
1 egg, beaten
3/4 cup Crisco oil
1 tablespoon
vanilla flavoring
2 handfuls of semi-sweet chocolate chips

Mix together all of the ingredients except the chips. Add chips after the batter is well mixed. Bake at 325 degrees 12-15 minutes. Do not over bake. Roll into balls and bake on parchment paper or greased cookie sheet.
Andy’s Note: These cookies were sold at Gaston School for many sporting activities. I always enjoyed seeing someone eating one of my cookies during a football game.

Peanut Butter Cornflake Cookies
2 cups sugar
1 cup white corn syrup
2 cups peanut butter
5 cups cornflakes
1/2 stick margarine

Combine sugar, syrup and margarine in a saucepan. Heat to boil, stirring all of the time. Remove from heat and add peanut butter. Mix well. Pour over cornflakes and mix. Spread in a pan and cut into squares.
Andy’s Note: This recipe came from Gaylesville’s lunchroom many, many years ago.

Happy cookie baking,


“Southern Cooking with Andy Bedwell” can be purchased at Alabama Gift Company in downtown Gadsden and The Messenger on Rainbow Drive.

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