Oatmeal-Cinnamon Crispies

joanne ricci

By
@angelpuppy

Made some changes from the original.
added splenda instead of sugar. I also added optional orange butter frosting!
This is from the Amish! Crispie, crunchy and nutty!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
butter or margarine softened
2 1/2 c
sugar or splenda
1/3-1/4 c
dark molasses
2
eggs, one at a time
3/4 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 Tbsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 Tbsp
vanilla extract, or sub. orange extract
1 tsp
salt
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 1/4 c
old fashioned rolled oats(not instant)
1 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 F.
Grease 2 baking sheets
2
In large bowl, cream butter and add sugar or splenda gradually, then the molasses and beat until mixture is light and fluffy.
Beat in eggs, one at a time. Shut off the mixer and add the baking powder and soda, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla to the batter. Turn the beater back on and blend.
3
Add the flour and blend. Last add the oats and nuts and blend.
Drop by spoonfuls onto baking sheet.
4
Bake for 5-9 min. or until cookies are medium brown and a bit crinkly looking.
Allow the cookies to cool on cookie sheet 3-5 min. Move to wire rack until fully cool.
5
These cookies Freeze very well.
I chose to add Orange Butter Frosting.
1 1/2 c. powered sugar
1/3-1/4 c. softened butter or margarine
1-2 tbls. orange juice
1-1 1/2 tsps. orange zest (depending how orangey you like it!)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy