Toasted Oatmeal Cookies

2 1/2 cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup stick margarine or butter,* softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1 cup Gold Medal all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Heat oven to 350 F.

Spread oats and walnuts in ungreased jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1
inch. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown; cool.

Mix brown sugar, margarine, vanilla and egg in large bowl. Stir in oat
mixture and remaining ingredients.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto
ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly; remove from
cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.

*Spreads with at least 65% vegetable oil can be substituted.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies


This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.