Bite into these festive cookies and you’llfind a surprise in the center!
Recipe: Holiday Cookie Surprises
1 cup (2 sticks) margarine or butter,softened
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/4 cups Quaker® Oats (Quick or Old Fashioned, uncooked)
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
Approximately 48 assorted bite-size candies Colored sugar orcandy sprinkles
Makes 3 dozen.
Variation:For powdered sugar coated cookies, bake uncoated cookies as directedabove. Remove to wire rack; cool 5 minutes. Place about 3/4 cuppowdered sugar in plastic bag. Gently shake 3 to 4 cookies inpowdered sugar until coated. Repeat with remaining cookies. Siftremaining powdered sugar over cookies. Cool completely.
For Gift Giving:Pack in holiday cookie tins or make cookie bundles. To make bundles,arrange a few cookies in the center of a square of food-safewrap. Form into a bundle and tie closed at top with ribbon.
Nutritional Information: 2 cookies: Calories140, Calories From Fat 65, Total Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 1.5, Cholesterol0mg, Total Carbohydrate 17g, Sodium 85mg, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein2g, Total Sugars 7g.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof The Quaker Oat Company.
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