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Oatmeal Valentine Cookies

 Oatmeal Valentine Cookies
What better way to show your valentine how much you care than to bake him or her a sweet treat? These cookies are fun to make and fun to eat!
15 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • Red colored sugar, optional

Directions

  • Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. In a large bowl,
  • cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg, milk and
  • vanilla; beat until smooth. Stir in oats.
  • On a floured surface, roll the dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut into
  • heart shapes; place on ungreased baking sheets. Decorate with red
  • sugar if desired. Bake at 375° for 15-18 minutes or until light
  • golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 2-1/2
  • dozen 3-inch cookies.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 221 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 204 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.