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Iced Oatmeal-Cardamom Cookies

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 30

Dress up the classic oatmeal cookie with a touch of cardamom in the cookie and a sweet butterscotch icing on top. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup margarine, softened (butter not recommended)
1
cup granulated sugar
1
cup packed brown sugar
2
eggs
1 3/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cardamom
3
cups quick-cooking oats

Icing

4 2/3
cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup butter, melted
6
tablespoons butterscotch topping
1/4
cup milk

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. In large bowl, beat margarine with electric mixer until smooth. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat 2 to 3 minutes or until well combined and fluffy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, until just combined.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cardamom and oats. Add flour mixture to margarine mixture. Beat until just combined.
  • 3
    Scoop dough by rounded tablespoons 1 inch apart on cookie sheets. Bake 13 to 14 minutes or until golden brown around edges. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet. Remove to cooling rack.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix Icing ingredients; stir until smooth. Frost slightly warm cookies with icing.

Expert Tips

  • Use caramel topping in place of the butterscotch topping. Or, stir 1 cup of butterscotch chips into the dough for even more flavor and texture!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
16%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
34g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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