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Cracker Jills

Yields1 Serving

Tested Recipe!

 ½ cup butter
 3 oz cream cheeseroom temperature
 1 ¼ cups brown sugarpacked
 1 egg
 2 cups sifted all-purposed flour
 ½ tsp baking soda
 ¼ cup dark corn syrup
 1 cup salted Spanish peanutsor cocktail peanuts
 2 cups coarsely crushed soda crackersor saltines
 Powdered sugar for rolling
1

Cream butter and cream cheese; add sugar gradually; beat in the egg.

2

Blend in flour, baking soda, and syrup. Fold in peanuts and crackers. These can be made right away or chilled until ready to bake.

3

Scoop out tablespoon-sized balls with your cookie scoop or a spoon. Roll in powdered sugar. Place on lightly greased or parchment covered cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 14 minutes. Makes 30 cookies.