How to make oatmeal biscuits

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Quaker's Oatmeal Cookie recipe has been dubbed one of its "best" over the years. Whether you make biscuits or cookie bars, this recipe is sure to please. Makes about 4 1/2 dozen oatmeal biscuits.

Heat oven to 190°C (375°F) and line some oven trays with baking paper - or grease with flour and butter, or use nonstick oven trays.

Beat together butter or margarine and sugars in a large bowl until creamy.

Add egg and vanilla and beat well.

Combine flour, baking soda, salt and spices in a smaller bowl.

Add flour mixture to the butter/sugar mixture and blend well.

Stir in oats.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto oven tray.

Bake 8 to 9 minutes for a chewy texture or 10 to 11 minutes for a crisp texture.

Cool 1 minute on oven tray, then remove to wire rack.

Cool completely and store in tightly covered container.

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