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Almond Oatmeal Cutouts Recipe

Almond Oatmeal Cutouts Recipe

Almond gives these cutout oatmeal cookies added flavor. The dough is slightly sticky, so roll out the dough between pieces of waxed flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups old-fashioned oats

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in extract. Combine flour and oats; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • 2. Roll out between waxed paper to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters.
  • 3. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 232 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 62 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.