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Old Fashioned Lace Cookies

This recipe creates a thin, crispy wafer with an elegant, dainty look!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 dozen


  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1 cup chopped flaked coconut or nuts optional
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Mix flour and coconut.
  2. Combine corn syrup, brown sugar and margarine in heavy saucepan.
  3. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from heat; gradually blend in flour mixture, then vanilla.
  5. Drop onto foil-covered cookie sheet by scan teaspoonfuls, 3 inches apart.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
  7. Cool 3-4 minutes on wire rack until foil may be easily peeled off.
  8. Remove foil; place cookies on rack covered with absorbent paper.