Mrs. Edison's Old Fashioned Recipe for Corn Flake Cookies

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The Edisons’ recipes were written during their lifetime, therefore the directions, measurements and styles of the recipes reflect the period in which they lived and their personal tastes. Because the recipes are original for the times, you will want to read them carefully and experiment liberally. We know you will enjoy a look at heir lives as well as their scrumptious recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 egg whites (beaten stiff)
  • 1 cup pecans (and a few black walnuts cut in pieces)
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 2 cups corn flakes, toasted


  1. Beat egg whites stiff, adding sugar gradually. Fold in nuts and carefully fold in corn flakes so as not to break them. Drop on greased tin and bake in very slow oven.

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