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Almond Oatmeal Cutouts

Almond gives these cutout oatmeal cookies added flavor. The dough is slightly sticky, so roll out the dough between pieces of waxed flavor.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups old-fashioned oats

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in extract. Combine flour and oats; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Roll out between pieces of waxed paper to 1/4-in. thickness. Remove paper and cut with floured 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters.
  • Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 232 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 62mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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