Oatmeal Cookie Pops
These fun oatmeal 'cookie pops' make great party treats and gifts.
1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 pound (2 sticks) margarine, softened
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons milk
2 1/2 cups Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
Flat wooden sticks
Prepared vanilla frosting
Assorted candies (such as candy corn, spearmint leaves, chocolate pieces, candy-coated chocolate pieces)
- In large bowl, beat sugar and margarine until creamy. Add eggs and milk; beat well. Add combined oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Cover; chill about 2 hours.
- Heat oven to 375°F (190°C). Roll dough into 1 1/2-inch diameter balls. Place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Insert a flat wooden stick into side of each ball of dough. Using bottom of glass dipped in sugar, flatten to form 2 3/4-inch diameter circles.
- Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.
- Decorate as desired with frosting and candies.
Makes about 4 dozen cookie pops.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of The Quaker Oats Company.