* For Egg Glaze: Combine 1 egg yolk and 1/4 teaspoon water; divide into three small dishes. Tint each with food coloring. With small brush, paint glaze on cookies as desired. Bake as directed below.
1. Beat margarine and sugar until creamy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Add combined flour, oats, baking soda and salt; mix well. Divide dough in half for easier handling.2. Heat oven to 350 F. Roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut with floured 2 to 3-inch cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Decorate with candies and colored sugars or, if desired, brush with egg glaze.3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Decorate with frosting, if desired. Store tightly covered.
Makes 4 dozen Easter cookies
Nutrition information: 2 cookies Calories 150, Calories From Fat 70, Total Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 135mg, Total Carbohydrates 19g, Sugars 8g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 2g.
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