Quaker's: Best Oatmeal Cookies
Firmly packed brown sugar
QUAKER oats uncooked
- (quick or old fashioned)
Heat oven to 375 F. Beat together margarine and
sugars until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
Add combined flour, baking soda, salt and spices; mix
well. Stir in oats; mix well. Drop by rounded
tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to
9 minutes for a chewy cookie or 10 to 11 minutes for a
crisp cookie. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove
to wire rack. Cool completely. Store in tightly
covered container. ABOUT 4-1/2 DOZEN
For Bar Cookies: Press dough onto bottom of ungreased
13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until
light golden brown. Cool completely; cut into bars.
Store tightly covered. ABOUT 4 DOZEN
VARIATIONS: Stir in l cup raisins or chopped nuts -
stir in 1 cup semisweet chocolate, butterscotch or
peanut butter flavored pieces; omit spices.
High Altitude Adjustments: Add an additional l/4 cup
all-purpose flour and bake as directed.
Nutrition Information 1 cookie Calories 90, Calories
From Fat 45, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g,
Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 70mg, Total Carbohydrates 11g,
Dietary Fiber 0g, Protein 1g