Monday, November 29, 2010

Honey Spice Oatmeal Cookie Mix

Honey Spice Oatmeal Cookie Mix
(makes 6 dozen)

•2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
•1 Tablespoon ground ginger
•2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
•1 teaspoon baking soda
•1/2 teaspoon salt
•1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
•1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
•1-1/2 cups oats (quick-cooking or old fashioned), uncooked

To make mix In large bowl, combine flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, cloves and nutmeg; mix well. Add oats; mix well. Transfer to resealable plastic bag, an unbreakable decorative jar with lid or other airtight container. Store in cool dry place.

Ingredients Needed to Complete Cookies:

1/2 lb. (2 sticks) butter softened (no substitutions)
3/4 cup honey
1 large egg

To prepare cookies:

In a large bowl, beat butter and honey with electric mixer until creamy. Add egg; beat well. Add half of cookie mix; beat well. Add remaining cookie mix; beat well. Divide dough into thirds; place each on a piece of plastic wrap and flatten to 1/2-inch thickness. Wrap tightly; chill at least 4 hours. Heat oven to 350°F. Remove one portion of dough from refrigerator. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten to 1/8-inch thickness with bottom of glass dipped in granulated sugar. Repeat with remaining dough. Bake 5 to 7 minutes, just until centers are set. (Cookies will feel soft. Do not overbake.) Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.


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