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       Title: Christmas Treasure Nuggets
  Categories: Cookies, Holiday
       Yield: 72 servings
  
       1 c  Margarine or butter,
            -softened
       1 c  Firmly packed brown sugar
     3/4 c  Granulated sugar
       2    Eggs
       1 ts Vanilla
   1 3/4 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt (opt)
       2 c  Quaker oats (quick or
            -old-fashioned, uncooked)
       2 c  Quaker 100% natural flavor,
            -any flavor
            Whole blanched almonds
  
     Heat oven to 375'F. Beat margarine and sugars in large bowl until
   fluffy.   Blend in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, baking
   powder and   salt; add to margarine mixture and mix well. Stir in oats and
   cereal.      Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls, 2 apart, onto ungreased cookie
   sheet. Press   1 almond onto each cookie. Bake 8-10 minutes or until
   golden brown. Cool 2   minutes on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool
   completely. Store   tightly covered.      Makes 6 dozen cookies.
  
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