Frosted Oatmeal Spice Drops Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

For cookies
 Margarine/Butter1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
 Firmly packed brown sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Eggs2
 All purpose flour/Unbleached flour1 Cup (16 tbs) (Pillsbury)
 Whole wheat flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Pillsbury)
 Rolled oats1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Allspice2 Teaspoon
 Chopped walnuts3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Chopped dates3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
For glaze
 Powdered sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Orange juice/Cream sherry2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5040 Calories from Fat 2208

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 248 g381.9%

Saturated Fat 39.8 g198.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 1343.3 mg56%

Total Carbohydrates 666 g222%

Dietary Fiber 40.3 g161.2%

Sugars 435.7 g

Protein 64 g128%

Vitamin A 167.6% Vitamin C 32.8%

Calcium 81.8% Iron 110.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F.
In large bowl, beat margarine and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
Add water and eggs; blend well.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
Add all purpose flour, whole wheat flour, rolled oats, baking powder, baking soda and allspice; mix well.
Add walnuts and dates; mix well.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350°F for 7 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool cookies 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
In small bowl, combine glaze ingredients; blend until smooth.
Frost warm cookies.
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