- 4 cups cornflakes
- 1-1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
- 3/4 cup chopped pecans
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/2 cup evaporated milk
- 1/4 cup butter
- Dash salt
- Combine cornflakes, coconut and pecans; set aside. In a small heavy saucepan, combine remaining ingredients. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 240° (soft-ball stage). Add syrup mixture to dry ingredients; stir well. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper.
1 cookie: 81 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as No-Bake Cornflake Cookies in Grandma’s Great Desserts Cookbook
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