Jack-Oat-Lantern Pops

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Jack-Oat-Lantern Pops

Halloween rocks because if there’s one thing better than free candy, it’s homemade cookies on a stick topped with vanilla frosting and an assortment of sweets. The only trick you’ll have to worry about is trying not to finish the whole batch in one night.

Prep Time:
Cook Time:
14-16 min
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Ingredients:

  • 2-1/2 cups Large Flake Quaker® Oats or Quick Quaker® Oats (uncooked)
  • 1-1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) margarine, softened
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • Flat wooden sticks
  • Prepared vanilla frosting
  • Assorted candies (such as candy corn, spearmint leaves, chocolate pieces, candy-coated chocolate pieces)

How to make it:

  1. In large bowl, beat sugar and margarine until creamy. Add eggs and milk; beat well. Add combined oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Cover; chill about 2 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 375°F. Roll dough into 1‑1/2‑inch diameter balls. Place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Insert a flat wooden stick into side of each ball of dough.
  3. Using bottom of glass dipped in sugar, flatten to form 2‑3/4‑inch diameter circles.
  4. Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Decorate as desired with frosting and candies.