How to Make Oatmeal Freezer Cookies - Recipe


Treat yourself and kids with cookies! This nutritious oatmeal recipe is will make your heart healthy. And there's more, you can form cookies in any fancy shapes that surely your kids and yourself will enjoy.

240 ml (1 cup) butter or margarine, softened
350 ml (1 1/2 cups) sugar
2 eggs
5 ml (1 teaspoon) vanilla
360 ml (1 1/2 cups) flour, unsifted
5 ml( 1 teaspoon) baking powder
5 ml (1 teaspoon) salt
5 ml (1 teaspoon) all spice
720 ml (3 cups) quick-cooking rolled oats
240 ml (1 cup) raisins, chopped.

Directions
  1. Cream butter or margarine and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix well.
  2. Stir in flour, baking powder, salt, and all spice. Add oats and raisins. Mix well.
  3. Divide dough into four parts. Shape each part into a roll about 15 cm (6 inches) long and 3.8cm (1 1/2 inches) in diameter. Wrap in waxed paper. Freeze.

To Bake:
  1. Preheat oven to 176°C (350° F) -- moderate.
  2. Grease baking sheets.
  3. Remove a roll of dough from freezer. Remove wrapping.
  4. Slice into rounds about 0.7cm (1/4 inch) thick. Place on baking sheet.
  5. Bake about 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Yield:7 dozen.

Nutrition Information per Cookie(Approximate)
calories 60
protein 1g
fat 2g
carbohydrate 8g
sodium 60mg

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