Maple Lace Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

This Maple Lace Oatmeal Cookie Recipe is a healthy vegetarian dessert using natural baking ingredients.

This Maple Lace Oatmeal Cookie Recipe is a healthy dessert your family will love.

This Maple Lace Oatmeal Cookie Recipe is a healthy dessert your family will love.

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This Maple Lace Oatmeal Cookie Recipe is a delicious vegetarian dessert using all natural ingredients.

Maple Lace Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

A delicate oatmeal cookie with the rich flavor of maple syrup.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter (1/4 pound)
3/4 cup maple syrup
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups rolled oats
1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour

Instructions:

1. Beat the butter with a wooden spoon until smooth. Add the maple syrup and vanilla.

2. Mix in the salt and baking soda, then stir in the rolled oats. Stir in flour and mix until smooth.

3. Drop the batter onto buttered cookie sheets with a teaspoon. Leave the cookies plenty of room to spread out.

4. Bake in a 325 degrees Fahrenheit oven for about 15 minutes or until the cookies are firm. Let the cookies cool a few minutes on the trays to set before you remove them. Lace cookies have a very fragile texture.

Yield: 3 to 4 dozen


From Wings of Life: Vegetarian Cookery by Julie Jordan, copyright 1976 by the author and reprinted with the permission of The Crossing Press, Trumansburg, New York 14886.


Read more about homemade vegetarian desserts: Using Natural Baking Ingredients to Create Healthy Vegetarian Desserts.