*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
                 Quaker’s Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
 Recipe By     : Paul A. Meadows <ag441@ccn.cs.dal.ca>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      c             Margarine/butter, softened
    1      c             Firmly packed brown sugar
      1/2  c             Granulated sugar
    2                    Eggs
    1      ts            vanilla
    1 1/2  c             all-purpose flour
    1      ts            baking soda
    1      ts            ground cinnamon
      1/2  ts            malt (optional)
    3      c             QUAKER Oats uncooked (quick or old fashion
    1      c             raisins
   Heat oven to 350 F.  Beat margarine and sugars until
   creamy.  Add eggs and vanilla;  beat well.  Add
   combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix
   well.  Stir in oats and raisins;  mix well.  Drop by
   rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
   Bake l0 to l2 minutes or until light golden brown.
   Cool l minute on cookie sheet;  remove to wire rack.
   Cool completely.
   Easy Bar Cookies:  Press dough onto bottom of
   ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan.  Bake 30 to 35 minutes
   or until light golden brown.  Cool completely; cut
   into bars.  Store tightly covered. 32 BARS
   High Altitude Adjustment:  Increase flour to 2 cups
   and bake as directed.
   Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies:  Spread softened ice cream
   on bottom side of one cookie;  top with second cookie.
   Wrap in plastic wrap or aluminum foil;  freeze.
   Remove from freezer a few minutes before serving.
   Chocolate Dipped Cookies:  Place 2 cups (12 ounces)
   semisweet chocolate pieces in dry l-quart glass
   measuring cup or microwaveable bowl. Microwave at HIGH
   l to 2 minutes, stirring every 20 seconds until
   smooth. Or, place in top part of dry double boiler
   over hot, not boiling, water; stir occasionally until
   smooth.  Dip half of cookie in chocolate;  gently
   shake to remove excess chocolate.  Sprinkle with
   finely chopped nuts, if desired. Place on wax paper
   until set.  If chocolate thickens, microwave at 30
   second intervals or set over hot water again until
   Nutrition Information:  1 cookie Calories 100,
   Calories From Fat 36, Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 1g,
   Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 75mg, Total Carbohydrates
   13g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 2g
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