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Buttery Lace Cookies Recipe

Buttery Lace Cookies Recipe

I worked with a group of engineers for over 30 years, and these cookies were a favorite of theirs. They go so well with a steaming cup of coffee or tea.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:54 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine oats, sugar, flour and baking powder. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extracts. Stir in butter and pecans.
  • 2. Drop by teaspoonfuls 3 in. apart onto lightly greased foil-lined baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lacy and golden brown. Cool completely on pans before carefully removing to wire racks. Yield: about 9 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 90 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 40 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.