Cranberry Cornflake Cookies

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These cornflake cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Just delicious! Serve them for tea or as an energy boost with a glass of milk for your kids after a long day of school.

  • 120 g Butter, diced, at room temperature
  • 100 g Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 130 g Pastry flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 45 g Dried cranberries
  • 80 g Kellogg's Cornflakes
  1. Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Line two baking trays with paper. Wish together the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  2. Cream the butter, brown sugar and vanilla essence in a mixing bowl until creamy. Add in the flour mixture, and mix on low speed until just combined. Add in milk and mix until dough comes together. Using a wooden spoon, stir in cornflakes and dried cranberries, and mix until well combined.
  3. Form the mixture into 24 balls and place them 1-inch apart onto the prepared trays. Flatten slightly with the back of a spoon. Bake for 14 minutes until light golden. Cool for 5 minutes on tray before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

83 comments:

Brownieville Girl 3/10/10 21:17

These sound wonderful - a novel way to use cornflakes!!

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alison 3/10/10 21:19

love your crispy cookies!

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Healthy Mamma 3/10/10 21:34

Great recipe Angie! I buy cornflakes to make baked chicken nuggets and no one will eat the rest of the box. These cookies look wonderful, I know my kids will eat them up!

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Madhura Manoj 3/10/10 21:35

Looks delicious & crispy cookies...

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Yesim 3/10/10 21:53

woow.. i normally dont like corn flakes but never thought of this way:)) it seems delicious..

Yesim

http://yesimstylekitchen.blogspot.com/

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Krishnaveni 3/10/10 22:22

delicious cookies, will try sometime, thanks for sharing dear

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Pegasuslegend 3/10/10 22:53

what a pretty cookie for thanksgiving so feastive!

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Jenn 3/10/10 23:01

Now I can go buy a box of cornflakes...between this recipe and the recipe for the cornflake butter cake...I have a feeling I'll be gaining a bit of weight this fall!!

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Magic of Spice 3/10/10 23:09

These are my favorite kind of cookie...moist on the inside and a bit crunchy on the sedges...Very nice :)

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5 Star Foodie 4/10/10 00:10

Yummy cookies - love the crunch from the cornflakes and the cranberries must be fantastic here!

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reciperoll.com 4/10/10 00:24

Crunchy n lovely cookies...never tried this combo

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Claudia 4/10/10 00:37

Crisp outsideand chewy inside - that's a winner.As are the cranberries for autumn. And my college kids would scraf them up! A definite must do! Thanks, Angie.

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Silence Sings 4/10/10 00:52

The addition of cornflakes is new to me.....looks perfect and tasty...

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Belinda @zomppa 4/10/10 00:56

I bet the crispiness is perfect! Does this count as a wholesome breakfast?

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Honey Bee Sweets 4/10/10 01:11

I am so going to make these!! Cornflakes are my kids favorite breakfast cereal, so it'll be so good to make them into delicious cookies. Thanks Angie!

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Jennifurla 4/10/10 01:33

Looks fantastic, inventive

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Mich Elle 4/10/10 01:54

Hi Angie,

May I know what is the substitution for Pastry flour?

Thank you.

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♥peachkins♥ 4/10/10 01:57

I love cranberries in my cookies because of the tart flavor!

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Jeannie 4/10/10 02:27

These cookies look like my son's favorite! He loves cornflakes:D I just might bake these for him, thanks for sharing!

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wenn 4/10/10 03:15

love cornflakes cookies..

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Kitchen Corner 4/10/10 03:48

I like to make cookies as a gift for friends. This recipe is useful for me. Thanks for sharing!

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kothiyavunu.com 4/10/10 03:58

Cookies looks soooo heavenly!!

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whatsfordinneracrossstatelines 4/10/10 04:21

I guess I will be running to the store to get a box of cornflakes to try these! I love cookies that are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside! These sound perfect.
-Gina-

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Katie@Cozydelicious 4/10/10 04:50

Oooh, I have never used cornflakes in cookies. What a great idea. Yum!

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Anna C 4/10/10 04:55

Cranberries are one of my favourite ingredients for baked goods.

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Miss Meat and Potatoes 4/10/10 05:26

These look absolutely incredible. Anything with cranberries is more than fine by me but these look truly special. Thanks for sharing!

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kitchen flavours 4/10/10 05:34

What a coincidence! I just baked cranberry cornflakes cookies two days ago! Mine is baked in mini paper cups, they share the same name though!

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roxan 4/10/10 05:50

Crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Sounds like my kind of cookie!

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A SPICY PERSPECTIVE 4/10/10 06:09

What an inspired idea! The cornflakes must provide a great crunch!

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busygran 4/10/10 06:26

Now these will be a treat for my grandsons who don't like plain cornflakes.

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faithy, the baker 4/10/10 06:27

oooo..bookmarking this! my kind of cookies! yums!

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sinfullyspicy 4/10/10 06:36

Cornflakes additions is really nice...great yummy looking pics

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Angie's Recipes 4/10/10 06:43

@Mich Elle
You can use AP flour with 9%-11% protein content instead here.

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Sharmilee! :) 4/10/10 07:26

Cranberry n cornflakes awesome combination...luv those crunchy crispy cookies

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Jess @ Bakericious 4/10/10 09:04

I am starting to like baking cookies, this looks delicious!

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Priya 4/10/10 09:39

Scrumptious cookies..

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Shirley @ Kokken69 4/10/10 09:57

What an interesting contrast of texture! Will bookmark this!

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Norma 4/10/10 10:00

Cranberries, cornflakes...not bad...You make me want to bake.

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Cheah 4/10/10 11:59

This is one cookie that I want to make for CNY! Have made cornflakes cookies before but not with cranberries. Thanks for sharing!

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Rachana 4/10/10 12:25

A delicious way to use cornflakes.

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MaryMoh 4/10/10 12:42

These look very crunchy and delicious. I remember eating these during Chinese New Year. Must try one day.

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Paul Jennette 4/10/10 12:49

Love the use of the cornflakes!! I've been looking for a new recipe for cookies, and now I have one!!
Thank You
http://www.pantryblogger.com/

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♥LOVE2COOK♥ 4/10/10 13:21

Wow, I simply love those cookies! Corn flakes and berries! Yummmy...thanks for sharing the recipe! :D

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Maria 4/10/10 15:32

I love anything with cranberries these days and these look excellent! Wonderful little cookies my kids (and us adults no less) would love.

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Jo 4/10/10 15:52

My cornflakes cookies have so far been the plain version. I think I'll try using dried fruit the next time since yours look so, so good.

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Elin 4/10/10 16:33

Cranberries....my favourite. I will make this for sure. Thanks , Angie for sharing this cranberry cornflakes cookies...crisp and nice. Healthy snack with a cup of hot apple tea..mmmm I can de-stress with this cookies and watching a movie !

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petite nyonya 4/10/10 17:07

cornflake cookies are crunchy-ly good. once start, so hard to stop!

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Joy 4/10/10 19:24

That looks so good. I love the add of cornflakes.

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Nate @ House of Annie 4/10/10 19:55

crispy *and* chewy at the same time? Not only would my kids love it, but I might even devour a whole stack of cookies myself!

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Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets 4/10/10 20:13

That textural contrast sounds really delicious and would surely be a conversation starter among those that tried it. Great idea.

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pigpigscorner 4/10/10 20:59

I only eat cornflake cookies during CNY and they are always plain. The addition of cranberry sounds wonderful!

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aipi 4/10/10 21:05

What an awesome way to use corn flakes..cookies look yum yum!!

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Ananda Rajashekar 4/10/10 21:23

oh crisp and crunchy...i love cranberry with white choco...may be i will try and add some white choc in it make it more unhealthy :D

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sweetlife 4/10/10 22:41

how cute, i love the crunch from the cornflakes...neat recipe

sweetlife

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Reeni 4/10/10 23:51

I love cranberries in my cookies! They make them so chewy. And I like the idea of cornflakes to add a bit of crunch. These just might be the most perfect cookie Angie!

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Joanne 5/10/10 04:19

these sound like they have such a great texture! Delicious.

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Ellie (Almost Bourdain) 5/10/10 04:50

Love this crunchy cookies!! Time for cranberries as Christmas is only 12 weeks away.

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Debbi Does Dinner Healthy 5/10/10 04:55

I wish my kids would eat cranberries! These sound wonderful, I love cornflakes in cookies. I've done it before and loved the result. My kids are picky and would ask "what are these red things in the cookies, mum!". Grrr. Maybe I'll just whip them up for myself! Thanks!

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Moogie 5/10/10 06:02

Your recipes and photos are always super!!!!

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maameemoomoo 5/10/10 08:04

Admire you Angie.. so much energy to bake, photograph and blog! Best of all, each and every recipe + photos turn out so tempting looking.

If not for the new numbers that appeared on my weighing machine this morning, i'd definitely give this a go! ;)

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noobcook 5/10/10 08:13

love the description "crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside"... just what I like in my cookie :p

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tasteofbeirut 5/10/10 10:53

these look delicious Angie~ plus no eggs? easy!

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HoHoHo 5/10/10 11:46

yum yum crunch crunch... oops that's me eating your lovely cookies :)

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Faith 5/10/10 15:04

I love the use of cornflakes in these cookies! Crispy outside and chewy inside is my idea of the perfect cookie...delicious!

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Emily Z 5/10/10 16:51

These look delicious and seem way healthier than some cookies you see out there! Mmmmm! It's been a while since I've stopped by, hope all is well!

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Ivy 5/10/10 17:56

Your cookies sound great. I often use cornflakes in cookies as I love their crunchiness.

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blackbookkitchendiaries 5/10/10 18:31

i love cornflakes in cookies, they do add a nice touch.

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Biren @ Roti n Rice 5/10/10 18:57

I am sure these cranberry cornflake cookies must be delicious. Wish I could have some with my tea.

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Cooking Gallery 5/10/10 21:36

I have never tried cranberries in cookies, thanks for the idea, angie :)!

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3 hungry tummies 5/10/10 23:53

It would be great to have them in my pantry for my afternoon tea!

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Cherine 6/10/10 08:54

Those cookies look fabulous! I bet they're addictive!!

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Foodessa 6/10/10 13:51

I've been having a real feast lately with all these wonderful cookie recipes...especially when they look as great as these ;)

Ciao for now,
Claudia

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denise @ quickies on the dinner table 6/10/10 14:14

Your photography really looks professional - I wonder what camera you use....

The cookies sound amazing - especially like the cranberries inside!

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The Comfort of Cooking 6/10/10 18:16

I love cornflakes and I love cranberries, so this is the perfect cookie for me! I've been trying to decide what to do with my dried cranberries for a while now, and this is perfect!

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Fimère 6/10/10 23:01

ils sont à croquer tes sublimes cookies, belle recette
bonne soirée

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Stella 7/10/10 00:04

These look like the perfect tea cookie for Fall, Angie. I need to put dried cranberries on my shopping list!

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Anncoo 7/10/10 03:02

Love cranberries and this sounds so perfect. Love it!

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grace 8/10/10 16:51

it seems i often find myself with a box of corn flakes that's bordering on stale. this would be a fine place to make use of them--they're perfect, angie!

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Bonnie 11/10/10 00:22

City Home/Country Home says: Such a simple cookie but Oh, so good.

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