cup butter or margarine
cups firmly packed light brown sugar
cups unsifted all-purpose flour
cup quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked
teaspoon maple flavoring
teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon ground ginger
Preheat oven to 375 degrees In a large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. At low speed, add flour mixing well. Set aside 1/3 cup flour mixture to be used later. Return to mixer and add oats, egg, milk, maple flavoring, baking soda and salt; mix well. Shape to form 1-inch balls. Stir ginger into 1/3 cup reserved flour mixture. Roll balls in reserve flour mixture; place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.