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Oatmeal Macaroons

Oatmeal Macaroons

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1 (4-ounce) package shredded coconut (about 1 1/3 cups)

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  2. In large bowl, beat margarine and sugar until creamy.
  3. Add eggs and almond extract; beat well.
  4. Add combined flour and baking soda; mix well. Add oats and coconut; mix well.
  5. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonsful onto cookie sheets.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown.
  7. Cool for 2 minutes on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack.
  8. Cool completely.
  9. Store tightly covered.

Makes about 4 dozen.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Quaker Oats.