Madhur Jaffrey, Martha's friend and the author of numerous Indian cookbooks, recommends serving raita with an Indian meal, or alongside chutneys with meat, chicken, and other traditional American fare.
These home-run treats cover all the bases: They're chewy and rich, sweet and nutty. Dried apricots or dates would also work well here. For tropical taste, skip the oats, and add in an equal amount of sweetened shredded coconut.
Even though the ingredient list may seem about as long as a grocery shopping list, they're simple to make. In fact, these cookies are so basic you can mix everything by hand; this helps to avoid overbeating, which may toughen the dough.