Oatmeal Thins

Preparation info

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    2 dozen

    • Difficulty


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New York Times Menu Cookbook

New York Times Menu Cookbook

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1966

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  • ½ cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • cups rolled oats, either quick-cooking or old-fashioned
  • ¼ cup superfine sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • ½ cup butter


    1. Preheat oven to moderate (375°F.).

    2. Mix together the flour, oats, sugar and baking soda. Melt the butter with the syrup and add to the dry ingredients.

    3. Place teaspoons of the batter two inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake for eight to ten minutes. Let stand for one or two minutes before removing to racks to finish cooling.