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Body Builder Cookies

Body Builder Cookies
by Souper, Cookie Club Member
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Category: Desserts, Cookies
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Level: Easy to Bake
Yield: 3 Dozen Cookies

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3/4 c. butter or margarine 
1 c. brown sugar, packed 
1 egg  
1 tsp. vanilla extract 
1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt 
3 c. flaked bran cereal, crushed
1/2 c. raisins
1/2 c. pecans or walnuts, chopped


Beat butter and sugar together until fluffy, add egg and vanilla and blend well. In a separate bowl, stir together dry ingredients and add to butter mixture until combined well. Stir in crushed cereal, raisins and nuts. Form cookie balls with a tablespoon and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on racks.