Jack-Oat-Lantern Pops

1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 pound margarine or butter, softened
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons milk
2 1/2 cups Quaker ® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
Flat wooden sticks
DECORATIONS:
Prepared vanilla frosting
Assorted candies (such as candy corn, spearmint leaves, chocolate pieces, candy-coated chocolate pieces)
  1. In large bowl, beat sugar and margarine until creamy. Add eggs and milk; beat well.
  2. Add combined oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Cover; chill about 2 hours.
  3. Heat oven to 375°F.
  4. Roll dough into 1 1/2-inch diameter balls.
  5. Place 3-inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Insert a flat wooden stick into side of each ball of dough.
  6. Using bottom of glass dipped in sugar, flatten to form 2 3/4-inch diameter circles.
  7. Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.
  8. Decorate as desired with frosting and candies.

Makes about 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

NUTRITION INFORMATION: 1 cookie.
Calories 140, Calories From Fat 60, Total Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 105mg, Total Carbohydrates 18g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 2g, Total Sugars 8g.

Back to Halloween Recipes