OATMEAL-COOK-1(D) USENET Cookbook OATMEAL-COOK-1(D)
INVISIBLE OATMEAL COOKIES
OATMEAL-COOK-1 - Delicious high-fiber oatmeal drop cookies.
These oatmeal cookies are for cookie lovers to splurge with.
Not only are they great tasting, but they are very high in
fiber content and easy to make. The recipe is mine and is
based on several different ideas in different cookbooks as
how to best to make them. In fun, I call them "Invisible
Oatmeal Cookies" because they are wont to disappear whenever
INGREDIENTS (4 dozen cookies)
1 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 cup butter (softened to room temperature)
1 cup brown sugar (packed firmly into measuring cup)
1 1/2 cups
quick cooking oats (uncooked)
2 large eggs (lightly beaten)
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp almond extract
1 cup raisins
1 cup dates (chopped)
1 cup pecans (chopped)
(1) Preheat oven to 350 deg. F. Sift together flour,
baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg until
(2) In a separate bowl, stir softened butter with
brown sugar until well mixed.
(3) Stir sifted dry ingredients into butter-sugar mix-
ture. Stir in dry oats and beaten eggs. Add
vanilla and almond extracts. Mix thoroughly.
Stir in raisins, chopped dates, and chopped
pecans. Mix well until batter is firm.
(4) Drop small dollops (each about 1 heaping teaspoon)
about 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet.
Bake for 18 minutes in 350 deg. F oven until gol-
den brown. Remove from cookie sheet, lay flat, and
cool for 10 minutes before serving.
If any children (young or old) live within smelling distance
of your stove, make extra cookies for when they suddenly
show up for an unexpected visit.
The recipe may be halved, doubled, or whatever without harm.
The batter as well as the baked cookies freeze well. Thaw
batter on countertop. Thaw cookies either in microwave or
Difficulty: easy. Time: 30 minutes. Precision: measure the
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From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Suzanne Padgett)
Subject: RECIPE: Oatmeal fudge cookies
Date: 24 Jul 87 06:06:22 GMT
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