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       Title: Santa Sandwich Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 24 servings
  
       1 c  Butter or margarine
            ; (2 sticks) softened
       1 c  Granulated sugar
       1 ts Vanilla
   1 3/4 c  All-purpose flour
       1 c  Uncooked rolled oats (quick
            -or
            Old-fashioned)
     1/4 ts Salt; optional
       1    Ready-to-spread vani
            -lla-flavored
            Frosting; (16-oz)
            Green or red food coloring
            ; optional
            Colored sugars
            Holiday sprinkles
  
   Recipe by: St. Louis Post-Dispatch 12/2/96 Beat butter, sugar and vanilla
   until creamy. In separate bowl, combine flour, oats and salt; mix well. Add
   to butter mixture; mix well.
   
   Divide dough in half. Shape each half into a roll 2 inches in diameter and
   about 5 inches long. Wrap in plastic wrap; chill at least 3 hours.
   
   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Unwrap one roll of dough; cut into 1/4-inch
   slices. Places slices about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Repeat
   with remaining roll.
   
   Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Let cool 1
   minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Let cool completely.
   
   Tint frosting with food coloring, if desired. Spread frosting on bottom of
   one cooled cookie; top with second cookie. Roll edge of frosting in
   decorations. Repeat with remaining cookies. Store tightly covered.
   
   Yield: About 2 dozen sandwich cookies. Recipes from Quaker.
  
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