Friday, October 5, 2007

Halloween Oatmeal Cookies

1 c. margarine or butter, softened
1 c sugar
1 c brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 c 3 Minute Brand Oats
2 c all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 c Rice Krispy Cereal
1 cup Halloween colored M&M's
1 cup chopped pecans, optional
Candy corn

Preheat oven to 350 deg. F. Grease cookie sheet. Beat margarine and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Combine Oats, flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add to margarine mixture; mix well. Stir in cereal, m&m's and pecans. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto greased cookie sheet. Bake 12-15 minutes. Immediately after removing from oven, press 3 to 4 pieces of candy corn onto tops of cookies. Let stand 1 minute on cookie sheet before removing to racks to cool. Store in airtight container. Makes 5 dozen.

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