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Monday, April 5, 2010

Yummy Oatmeal Cooky

Cookies are yummy. Oatmeal cookies are wonderfully yummy too as it is healthful. The good thing about cookies is that you can store it for merienda, for sweets or panghimagas or simply a soak to a glass of milk.

1 cup butter
1 1/2 to 2 cups brown sugar
3 eggs
1 cup evaporated milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

31/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups quick-cooking or rolled oats
1 cup chopped peanuts
1 cup raisins
color-coated chocolate candies, optional garnishing.

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease flat or cookie sheets.

In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla and evaporated milk.

In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, gradually stir into the creamed mixture.

Lastly, stir in the rolled oats, peanuts and raisins. Drop a small amount of mixture in round shape in the prepared flat or cookie sheets.

Add color to the cookie by adding color-coated chocolate candies (or raisins) in the center of the cookie.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.