Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Ginger Almond Oatmeal Cookies

2 sticks margarine ($.25)
1 heaping C. brown sugar ($.15)
1/2 C. granulated sugar ($.10)
2 eggs ($.15)
2 tsp. almond extract ($.10)
1 3/4 C. flour ($.20)
2 tsp. ground ginger ($.15)
1/4 tsp. nutmeg ($.10)
1 tsp. baking soda ($.10)
3 2/3 C. oats ($.75)
1 C. sliced almonds ($.75)


Heat oven to 350.

In large mixing bow, beat margarine and sugars until creamy. Add eggs, honey, and extract - mix until well blended. In separate bowl, mix together flour, ginger, nutmeg, and baking soda.

Slowly add dry ingredients to the large mixing bowl - stirring til well blended. Stir in oats (I do this by cup-full), stir in almonds.

Drop cookies by spoonful onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9-10 minutes for soft cookie 13-14 minutes for crunchy cookie.

Yields - 4 1/2 dozen small cookies
Cost: $2.80
Cost per cookie: $.05 per cookie

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