Grand Rapids, Mich. (WOTV) - Join the WOTV 4 Women Crew for the Holiday Cookie Exchange! Our experts are sharing their favorite holiday baking recipes including this family favorite from legal expert, Gail Saukas.
My mom made these when I was little and they are still my faves! I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as my family does. Happy Holidays-Gail
Aunt Gail's Oatmeal Lace Cookies ( recipe courtesy of allrecipes.com )
1 cup unsalted butter
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup rolled oats
1/3 cup granulated sugar for decoration
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in the vanilla and almond extracts. Sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the butter mixture. Finally, mix in the rolled oats.
3. Roll dough into balls about 1 inch in diameter. Place the dough balls about 3 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheet. Dip the bottom of a glass in water and then in sugar, use this to flatten down the cookies. Sugar the glass as needed. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, cookies should be slightly browned. Store in an airtight container.
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