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Molasses Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Molasses Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from Celebrations with Food, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carol Speer / Elizabeth Victor
Added: Sunday, January 14, 2007


1/2 cup liquid shortening
1 1/4 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1/3 cup molasses
2 cups oatmeal
2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup nuts
1 cup raisins

Sift flour, salt, soda, baking powder and cinnamon. Mix shortening, sugar, eggs and molasses. Add all other ingredients. Roll into balls then roll in sugar. Bake on cookie sheet 2 inches apart at 350 for approx. 10 - 12 minutes. Watch closely as they brown fast. Will feel soft to touch when done.




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