Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Cookies:

  2. 1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar

  3. 1/2 pound (2 sticks) margarine, softened

  4. 2 large eggs, lightly beaten

  5. 2 tablespoons milk

  6. 2 1/2 cups Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)

  7. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  8. 2 teaspoons baking powder

  9. 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

  10. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  11. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  12. Flat wooden sticks

  13. Decorations:

  14. Prepared vanilla frosting

  15. Assorted candies (such as candy corn, spearmint leaves,

  16. chocolate pieces, candy-coated chocolate pieces)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In large bowl, beat sugar and margarine until creamy. Add eggs and milk; beat well. Add combined oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Cover; chill about 2 hours.

  2. Heat oven to 375°F (190°C). Roll dough into 1 1/2-inch diameter balls. Place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Insert a flat wooden stick into side of each ball of dough. Using bottom of glass dipped in sugar, flatten to form 2-3/4-inch diameter circles.

  3. Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Decorate as desired with frosting and candies.


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