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Seluisauganasda Cherokee Cornmeal Cookies

Oct 29, 2021 09:30AM ● By La Potosina
Seluisauganasda Cherokee Cornmeal Cookies

photo by Christy Ratliff

Here’s a creative, nutritious way to celebrate indigenous tradition during the holidays while also being mindful of mental health. 

¾ cup softened butter
½ cup organic brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1½ cups flour
½ cup cornmeal
1 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
½ cup raisins (Other versions of this recipe include nuts and dark chocolate pieces.)

Preheat oven to 350° F. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray and set aside. Using a wooden spoon, mix butter and brown sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add egg and vanilla. Stir until smooth. Add flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Add raisins. Mix well. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonful onto baking sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until slightly golden. Makes about 2 dozen small cookies.

Courtesy of La Potosina

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