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Oatmeal Valentine Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Valentine Cookies Recipe

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!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:15 servings

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 vanilla extract
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • Red colored sugar, optional

Directions

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.