Cardamom-oatmeal wafers

Yield: 50 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Sifted whole wheat pastry flour
½ cup Granulated sugar cane juice or brown sugar
½ cup Rolled oats
1 teaspoon Crushed cardamom seeds or ground cardamom
¼ teaspoon Baking soda
3 tablespoons Diced chilled unsalted butter or margarine
1 ounce Semi-sweet chocolate; melted for garnish (optional)

Date: Tue, 12 Mar 96 6:01:52 EST submitted by: mkay@... (Michelle Kay, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) Cardamom: the flavour is a cross between lemon zest and eucalyptus. Is available at Indian and Middle Eastern grocery stores.

This is a great low-fat snack!!!! Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 8 by 11 inch or 9 by 12 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Combine all ingredients except butter and chocolate in a food processor. Pulse to mix and pulverize oats. Add butter and process until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle evenly into pan. With the back of a large spatula or with your fingers, press dough evenly and firmly into pan. Bake until golden, 17-20 minutes. Cut into 1¼ inch squares while hot. Cool in pan on rack. To garnish, drizzle melted chocolate over cookies.

4 cookies per serving, makes ~4-½ dozen; per serving: 24 calories, 0.5g protein, 0.8g fat, 4g carbo, 2mg chol, 13mg sodium, 0g fiber DAVE <DAVIDG@...>



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