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  • Serves: 54 Cookies

Quaker's: Best Oatmeal Cookies

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 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 fashioned)


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

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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