INVISIBLE OATMEAL COOKIES
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
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp almond extract
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup dates
- 1 cup pecans
Preheat oven to
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt,
cinnamon, and nutmeg until well blended.
In a separate bowl, stir softened butter with brown sugar until well mixed.
Stir sifted dry ingredients into butter-sugar mixture. 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.
Drop small dollops (each about
1 heaping teaspoon
apart onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 18 minutes in
oven until golden 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 in oven.
measure the ingredients.
Tandy Electronics R&D, Fort Worth, Texas
Recipe last modified: 11 Jun 86
From: george@sysvis (George Robertson)
Subject: RECIPE: Oatmeal cookies
Date: 19 Sep 86 03:27:12 GMT
Organization: Tandy Electronics R&D, Fort Worth, Texas
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