Cracker Jack Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped salted peanuts

Directions

This old recipe from (at least) the 1930s refers not to the boxed snack but to the old expression meaning ?great?. Makes about 6 dozen.

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