Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Oatmeal Cookies

These are the oatmeal cookies from the under the lid of the Quaker Oatmeal container. What makes this batch special is that my Twin Toddlers helped me make them. To hear about that read HERE.

Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
(minus the raisins because we didn't have any)

1/2 pound of butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon (I used 1 1/2 tsp)
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup of raisins (which I omitted)

1. Heat oven to 350
2. Beat together butter and sugars until creamy
3. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well
4. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt, mix well
5. Stir in oats and raisins, mix well
6. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet
7. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown
8. Cool 1 minuted on cookie sheet, remove to wire rack.
Makes about 4 dozen

Bar cookies: bake 30-35 min. in ungreased 13-9 inch metal baking pan

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