Thrift Cookies Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Cake crumbs2 Cup (32 tbs) (or dry cookie crumbs)
 Egg1 , beaten
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Shortening1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Peanut butter1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cake flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Soda1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2795 Calories from Fat 1118

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 128 g197.3%

Saturated Fat 31.4 g157%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 283.1 mg

Sodium 2580.5 mg107.5%

Total Carbohydrates 384 g127.9%

Dietary Fiber 25.1 g100.3%

Sugars 198.7 g

Protein 58 g115.1%

Vitamin A 15.2% Vitamin C 3.4%

Calcium 74.5% Iron 28.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Grind cookie or cake crumbs and sift.
Beat egg, add to milk and pour over crumbs.
Cream shortening, peanut butter and sifted sugar together, blend well with crumb mixture.
Sift dry ingredients together and add with raisins.
Drop by teaspoons onto a greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350°F. 15 minutes.