PUBLISHED: 12:54 PM on Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Oatmeal-Butterscotch Cookies
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened

1/3 cup Splenda Sugar Blend for Baking

3/4 cup packed brown sugar

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract or grated peel of 1 orange

3 cups quick or old-fashioned oats

1-2/3 cups (11-ounce package) Nestlé Toll House Butterscotch Flavored Morsels

PREHEAT oven to 375?F.

COMBINE flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, sugar blend, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in oats and morsels. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE 7 to 8 minutes for chewy cookies, 9 to 10 minutes for crisp cookies. Cool on baking sheets 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Nutrition information per serving (1 cookie): 130 calories, 60 calories from fat, 7g total fat, 4.5g saturated fat, 20mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 16g total carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 10g sugars, 1g protein