American Cookie Recipe

If you want a cookie that represents the all American culture with an addictive taste, try eating a Chewy Pecan American Cookie. This article will provide you with all the details and instructions for making this wonderful baked product.

Preparation Time:

  • 15 minutes

Cook Time

  • 15 minutes


  • Oven
  • Baking sheet
  • Mixing Bowl and electric mixer


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cups of brown sugar
  • 1½ cups of chopped pecans
  • ½ cup of corn flakes
  • 1½ cup of self raising flour
  • ½ cup of shortening
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


  1. Crush out the corn flakes and turn the oven on to 350 degrees F and let it preheat.
  2. Place the sugar, shortening and vanilla extract in the mixing bowl and use the electric mixer to cream them out. Mix out the eggs and gradually pour into the mixing bowl.
  3. Slowly and gradually add the other dry ingredients such as the flour, pecans and the corn flakes.
  4. Roll the batter into 2 inch balls and place it into the baking sheet.
  5. Place the baking sheet into the oven for about 9 – 11 minutes and monitor it until it completely bakes.
  6. When the pecan cookies are done, take them out and allow them to cool off.

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