Peanutty crisscrosses

Yield: 84 cookies

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Margarine or butter softened
1 cup Peanut butter
1½ cup Brown sugar, firmly packed
⅓ cup Water
1 \N Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
3 cups Quaker Oats, uncooked (quick or old-fashioned)
1½ cup All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Baking soda
\N \N Granulated sugar

Beat together margarine; peanut butter and sugar until creamy. Add water, egg and vanilla; beat well. Add combined oats, flour and baking soda; mix well. Cover; chill about 1 hour.

Heat oven to 350 F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; flatten with tines of fork dipped in granulated sugar to form crisscross pattern. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

Nutrition Information (1 cookie): * Calories 70 * Fat 3g * Sodium 40 mg * Dietary Fiber 0g

Source: Quaker Oats Favorite Cookies Copyright 1994, The Quaker Oats Company Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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