1 C. margarine or butter, softened
3/4 C. sugar
1 tsp. almond extract
2 1/2 C. all-purpose flour
1 C. Quaker Oats (Quick or Old Fashioned, uncooked)
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt (optional)
Decorator frosting or glaze
Beat margarine and sugar until creamy; blend in egg and vanilla.
Add combined flour, oats, baking soda and salt; mix well.
Divide dough into four pieces; wrap each portion in plastic
wrap. Chill 1 hour. Heat oven to 350^. Roll dough onto
lightly floured surface to 1/8" thickness. Cut with assorted
floured 2-3: cookie cutter or cut into desired shapes with sharp
knife. Transfer to ungreased cookie sheet with spatula. For
the name tag hold, cut hole in cookie with drinking straw before
baking. Bake 12-14 minutes or until edges are light golden
brown; cool. Decorate as desired.