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Vanishing oatmeal cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Vanishing oatmeal cookies, by , is from The DeRyke Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Katie Overdiek
Added: Thursday, February 7, 2008


1 C margarine or butter, softened
1 C brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 C granulated sugar
2 Eggs or 4 egg whites
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 C all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp salt
3 C Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned)
1 C dried fruit (raisins, craisins, and/or currents)

1. Heat oven to 350. Beat together butter and sugars until creamy.
2. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat well.
3. Add flour, baking soda, spices and salt. Mix well.
4. Stir in oats and fruit. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.
5. Bake 8-10 minutes for a whewy cookie or 11-12 minutes for a crisp cookie. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.




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