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       Title: Quaker’s: Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 c  Margarine/butter, softened
       1 c  Firmly packed brown sugar
     1/2 c  Granulated sugar
       2    Eggs
  
       l l/2 c  all-purpose flour
   :       l ts baking soda
         1 ts ground cinnamon
         l/2 ts malt (optional)
         3 c  QUAKER Oats uncooked
                  (quick or old fashioned)
   :       l c  raisins
   
     Heat oven to 350 F.  Beat 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 l0 to l2 minutes or until light golden brown.
     Cool l minute on cookie sheet;  remove to wire rack.
     Cool completely.
   
     Easy Bar Cookies:  Press dough onto bottom of
     ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan.  Bake 30 to 35 minutes
     or until light golden brown.  Cool completely; cut
     into bars.  Store tightly covered. 32 BARS
   
     High Altitude Adjustment:  Increase flour to 2 cups
     and bake as directed.
   
     Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies:  Spread softened ice cream
     on bottom side of one cookie;  top with second cookie.
     Wrap in plastic wrap or aluminum foil;  freeze.
     Remove from freezer a few minutes before serving.
   
     Chocolate Dipped Cookies:  Place 2 cups (12 ounces)
     semisweet chocolate pieces in dry l-quart glass
     measuring cup or microwaveable bowl. Microwave at HIGH
     l to 2 minutes, stirring every 20 seconds until
     smooth. Or, place in top part of dry double boiler
     over hot, not boiling, water; stir occasionally until
     smooth.  Dip half of cookie in chocolate;  gently
     shake to remove excess chocolate.  Sprinkle with
     finely chopped nuts, if desired. Place on wax paper
     until set.  If chocolate thickens, microwave at 30
     second intervals or set over hot water again until
     fluid.
   
     Nutrition Information:  1 cookie Calories 100,
     Calories From Fat 36, Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 1g,
     Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 75mg, Total Carbohydrates
     13g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 2g
  
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