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Oatmeal Logs Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Logs, by , is from The Bielawski Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Julie Bielawski
Added: Sunday, November 9, 2008



1 c. butter, slightly softened
1/2 t. salt
1 c. oats (quick or old-fashioned)
2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 c. flour


3 c. powdered sugar
1/3 c. butter, softened
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
About 2 T. milk
Desired colors of food coloring

For logs:

Preheat oven to 325. Mix all ingredients. Dough will be quite stiff. Roll into logs about 1 x 2 inches in size. Bake 20 minutes exactly. DO NOT OVER BAKE! When cool, ice with shades of butter cream frosting.

For frosting:

Mix powdered sugar and butter. Stir in vanilla and milk. Beat until smooth. Divide into bowls to add drops of food coloring for desired colors. Frost the tops of the oatmeal logs.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an old family recipe from Joe's Mother's family. It's been a favorate of many for a long, long time. We make these with red and green frosting for Christmas and pastel colors for Easter.




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