- In large bowl,
beat cream cheese, margarine and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and
vanilla; beat well. Add melted chocolate; mix well. Add combined
flour and baking soda; mix well. Add oats and nuts; mix well. Cover;
chill at least 1 hour.
- Heat oven to
350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on
ungreased cookie sheets.
- Bake 8 to 10
minutes or until cookies are almost set. (Centers should still be
moist. Do not overbake.) Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to
wire rack. Cool completely.
- Sprinkle with
powdered sugar, if desired. Store tightly covered.
ABOUT 6 DOZEN
Calories 95, Calories
From Fat 45, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 13mg, Sodium
50mg, Total Carbohydrates 12g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Protein 2g
To melt chocolate, place in 1-quart glass measuring cup or microwaveable
bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth,
stirring every 30 seconds. Or, place in top part of double boiler over
hot, not boiling, water; stir occasionally until smooth.