Oatmeal Lace Cookies

Drop Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 1/4 cups regular oats, uncooked
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Gradually add sugar to egg in a medium mixing bowl, beating until blended. Add melted butter; mix until well blended.

Combine oats, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg; add to egg mixture, beating well. Stir in vanilla.

Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 6 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in airtight containers.

Yield: about 4 dozen.


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