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                      VANISHING OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 48   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Margarine or butter
                         -- softened
    1       c            Brown sugar, firmly packed
      1/2   c            Granulated sugar
    2                    Eggs
    1       t            Vanilla
    1 1/2   c            All-purpose flour
    1       t            Baking soda
    1       t            Ground cinnamon
      1/2   ts           Salt (optional)
    3       c            Quaker Oats, uncooked
                         -- (quick or old-fashioned)
    1       c            Sun-Maid (R) Raisins
 
   Heat oven to 350 F.  Beat together margarine and sugars until creamy.  Add
   eggs and vanilla; beat well.  Add combined flour; baking soda, cinnamon
   and salt; mix well.  Stir in oats and raisins; mix well.  Drop by rounded
   tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake 10 to 12 minutes or
   until light golden brown.  Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire
   rack.  Cool completely.  Store tightly covered.
   
   Nutrition Information (1 cookie):
   * Calories 100
   * Fat 4g
   * Sodium 75mg
   * Dietary Fiber 1g
   
   VARIATIONS
   ÿÿÿ  o  Stir in 1 cup chopped nuts
   o  Substitute 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces or candy coated
       chocolate pieces for raisins; omit cinnamon
   o  Substitute 1 cup diced mixed fruit for raisins
   
   Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies: Spread softened ice cream on bottom side of
   one cookie; top with second cookie.  Wrap securely; freeze.
   
   Source: Quaker Oats Favorite Cookies
   Copyright 1994, The Quaker Oats Company
   Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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