Maida Heatter’s Oatmeal Wafers

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The Cookie Lover's Cookie Book

The Cookie Lover's Cookie Book

By Richard Sax

Published 1986

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I’ve made these crisp, delicious wafers so many times that they’ve become a standard at my house. As their creator explains, they shouldn’t be stored in cookie jars, because they’re extremely fragile— Handle with Care! Even so, they are so full of good old-fashioned oatmeal-spice flavor that they belong in this chapter.

Maida Heatter needs no introduction, of course. She’s America’s best-loved dessert authority, and she’s especially fond of cookies. “Almost always,” Maida says, “when I need a quick, or not so quick, gift for someone, my first thought is cookies.’