Sunday, August 29, 2010

Oatmeal Sugar Cookies

Oatmeal Sugar Cookies
Makes about 6 large cookies
  • 1-2/3 cup + 1/4 cup + 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour (excuse the odd measurements – I had to add more to reach the proper consistency)
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (omit if using salted butter)
  • 1/2 cup light butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons + 2 teaspoons Egg Beaters
  • 1 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • powdered sugar (for rolling)
  • sprinkles (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or grease with cooking spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.  Using an electric mixer, add butter, sugar, milk, Egg Beaters, and vanilla.  Mix until combined.
  3. Stir in oats.
  4. Lightly coat a clean surface and rolling pin with powdered sugar.  Roll out dough to about 1/4-inch thickness and cut with large cookie cutters (I used heart shapes).  Evenly sprinkle cookies.
  5. Bake large cookies for about 14 minutes.  For smaller cookies, adjust cooking time accordingly.
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