1/2 cup fruit preserves (a mix of red and yellow fruit preserves works well)
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Beat butter, sugar and vanilla extract until fluffy.
Combine oats and flour and
stir into butter/sugar mixture.
Divide dough into 4 equal portions. Place 2 portions
on opposite corners of a large, un-greased cookie sheet; press each into a circle
about 1/8-inch thick, and press 1/2 inch of the outer edges with the tines of a
fork. Repeat with other two portions.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove from over and spread preserves in center of each circle; sprinkle with
Cool for 10 minutes on cookie sheet, then cut each circle into 8 wedges.
Source: Groves, Texas Chamber of Commerce (Pecan Festival is held in Groves every