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From 1959 Pet Milk Pamphlet, “Cookies, Cookies”

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 1 ¾ cups sifted flour
 1 tsp salt
 ¼ tsp baking soda
 ¾ cup soft shortening or butter
 1 cup sugar
 2 eggs
 ¼ cup evaporated milk
 1 tbsp water
 1 tsp vanilla
 15 graham cracker squares
For Chocolate Batter
 ½ tsp vanilla
 1 oz melted unsweetened chocolate
  cup coarsely cut nuts
 3 tbsp evaporated milk
For Vanilla Batter
 ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1

Sift together the first three ingredients.

2

Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs in a bowl until light and fluffy.

3

Add half of the flour mixture and beat well. Mix in ¼ cup PET milk, water, and 1 tsp vanilla. Add the rest of the flour mixture and beat well.

4

Divide batter. To one bowl of batter, and chocolate batter ingredients. To the other bowl, add the chocolate chips.

5

Spread chocolate batter evenly in a greased 13x9 pan and arrange graham crackers on top.

6

Drop tablespoons of vanilla batter onto graham gracker layer. Spread evenly to form a third layer.

7

Bake in a 375-degree oven for 30 mins (*note: Start checking after 20 mins! Mine cooked fast!).

8

Cool and cut into 3 dozen bars.

Ingredients

 1 ¾ cups sifted flour
 1 tsp salt
 ¼ tsp baking soda
 ¾ cup soft shortening or butter
 1 cup sugar
 2 eggs
 ¼ cup evaporated milk
 1 tbsp water
 1 tsp vanilla
 15 graham cracker squares
For Chocolate Batter
 ½ tsp vanilla
 1 oz melted unsweetened chocolate
  cup coarsely cut nuts
 3 tbsp evaporated milk
For Vanilla Batter
 ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

1

Sift together the first three ingredients.

2

Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs in a bowl until light and fluffy.

3

Add half of the flour mixture and beat well. Mix in ¼ cup PET milk, water, and 1 tsp vanilla. Add the rest of the flour mixture and beat well.

4

Divide batter. To one bowl of batter, and chocolate batter ingredients. To the other bowl, add the chocolate chips.

5

Spread chocolate batter evenly in a greased 13x9 pan and arrange graham crackers on top.

6

Drop tablespoons of vanilla batter onto graham gracker layer. Spread evenly to form a third layer.

7

Bake in a 375-degree oven for 30 mins (*note: Start checking after 20 mins! Mine cooked fast!).

8

Cool and cut into 3 dozen bars.

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