14 to 17 minutes
1 cup margarine or butter, softened
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cup Quaker oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
48 assorted bite-size candies, colored sugar, or candy sprinkles
Heat oven to 325 degrees.
Beat margarine and sugar until creamy.
Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
Add combined flour, oats, and salt; mix well.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
Press desired candy piece into center of each ball; shape dough around
candy so it is completely hidden.
Roll cookies in colored sugar or candy sprinkles until evenly coated.
Place 1 1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 14 to 17 minutes or until set and bottoms are light golden brown.
Remove to wire rack.