*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                       Quaker’s Best Oatmeal Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Paul A. Meadows <ag441@ccn.cs.dal.ca>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  c             Margarine/butter, softened
      3/4  c             Firmly packed brown sugar
      1/2  c             Granulated sugar
    1                    Egg
    1      ts            Vanilla
    1 1/2  c             All-purpose flour
    1      ts            Baking soda
      1/2  ts            Salt (optional)
    1      ts            Ground cinnamon
      1/4  ts            Ground nutmeg
    3      c             QUAKER oats uncooked (quick or old fashion
 
   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
 
                    
 
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