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       Title: NUTTY CHOCOLATE STARS
  Categories: Cookies
    Servings: 42
  
     3/4 c  Margarine or butter,
            -softened
     3/4 c  Firmly packed brown sugar
       1    Egg
       1 t  Vanilla
       3 c  QUAKER Oats (quick or old
            -fashioned, uncooked)
       1 c  All-purpose flour
     1/2 t  Baking soda
     2/3 c  Finely chopped nuts
       1 pk Milk chocolate candy stars
            -or kisses (6-7 oz)
  
   Heat oven to 350'F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Beat margarine and sugar
   until fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla. Add combined oats, flour and
   baking soda; mix well. Share into 1 balls; roll in nuts. Place on
   prepared cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until light golden brown.
   Remove from oven; gently press chocolate candy into center of each cookie.
   Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.
   Store tightly covered.
   
   Makes 3 1/2 dozen cookies.
   
   NOTES: Dough may be covered and stored in the refrigerator for up to two
   days.
   
   Candied cherries may be substituted for chocolate candy, if desired.
  
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