|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Soft shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Oats||1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked (Quick-Cooking Or Regular)|
|Powdered sugar frosting||1 Tablespoon|
|Semi-sweet chocolate morsels||1 Tablespoon (Use As Required)|
|Gumdrops||1 Tablespoon (Use As Required)|
|Cinnamon candies||1 Tablespoon (Use As Required)|
|Colored flaked coconut||1 Tablespoon (Use As Required)|
Combine first four ingredients.
Add brown sugar, shortening, egg, vanilla extract, and water.
Beat until smooth, about 2 minutes.
Stir in oats.
Shape into 24 balls; place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Flatten with bottom of glass dipped in flour.
Insert wooden skewers into each.
Bake at 350° for 11 to 12 minutes.
Remove from cookie sheets; cool.
Using Powdered Sugar Frosting, attach semisweet chocolate morsels for eyes, gumdrops for nose, cinnamon candies for mouth, and colored coconut for hair.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3179 Calories from Fat 1186
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 135 g208%
Saturated Fat 40.8 g204.1%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 1037.6 mg43.2%
Total Carbohydrates 456 g151.8%
Dietary Fiber 21.5 g86.1%
Sugars 249.5 g
Protein 45 g90.8%
Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C 0.37%
Calcium 59.4% Iron 87.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet