Mystery Cookies

Someone taking a cookie from a plate
People won’t be able to keep their hands off these cookies. (Photo by A. Jones)

Mmmmm…. (chewing cookie) “What’s in this?    
“No.  Guess Again!”

It’ll be no mystery as to why these delicious cookies will disappear… FAST!

Some may be scratching their heads wondering what makes it taste so good.  The recipe featured below will provide the answer.  ‘Course, most won’t care as long as they can have another cookie.


  • 1 c. shortening
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 c. oven toasted Rice Cereal (such as Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies)
  • 2 c. oats
  • 1 c. raisins
Guess Again Cookies in the cookie jar
Photo by A. Jones


  1. Cream shortening, sugar, brown sugar together.  Add eggs. Mix in flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.  Add rice cereal, oats and raisins.
  2. Shape into 1 inch balls, 2 inches apart.
  3. Preheat oven.  Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until done.

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