Valentine Cookie Puzzle
Happy Healthy Holidays!
With this recipe you will make two large cut-out heart shaped cookies on one big cookie sheet.
1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter, soft
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1-1/4 cup all purpose flour
Assorted small candies> (optional)
Heat oven to 350-degrees. Lightly grease and flour two cookie sheets. Using your finger, trace the outline of a large heart on each cookie sheet.
In large bowl, beat margarine, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer until creamy. Add combined oats and flour; mix well.
Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Carefully cut through pieces again to separate. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet. Remove to wire rack; cool completely. Store tightly covered. Recipe makes two, eight-inch hearts.
Yield: 2 cookies (Two 8-inch hearts)
Calories from fat: 110
Total Fat: 12g; Saturated fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0; Sodium: 135mg; Carbohydrates: 21g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 3g